BPC Bulletin: Leonard Marcus's "You Can't Say That!"

News Reports and Commentary Selected by Franklin Carter of the Book and Periodical Council’s Freedom of Expression Committee.

 

A new book is on sale: Leonard S. Marcus’s You Can’t Say That! Writers for Young People Talk About Censorship, Free Expression, and the Stories They Have to Tell.

Written for people in Grade 7 and up, the book includes interviews with the authors of young-adult books who talk about their work and challenges to their work.

REVIEWS

Gretchen Corsillo writes for the American Library Association:
Book Review: You Can’t Say That! - Intellectual Freedom Blog (ala.org)

In School Library Journal, Karen Bilton writes:

You Can’t Say That! Writers for Young People Talk About Censorship, Free Expression, and the Stories They Have to Tell | School Library Journal (slj.com)

Publishers Weekly reviews the book:

https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-7636-9036-6

Kirkus reviews the book:

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/leonard-s-marcus/you-cant-say-that/

At Reading with a Pencil, Leslie Vermeer writes:
https://readingwithapencil.com/reviews/2021-06-07-review-you-cant-say-that/

Thanks go to Merle Harris who forwarded the news.

 

The Book and Periodical Council was formed in 1975 as the Book and Periodical Development Council to provide a venue for members to discuss industry issues, address mutual concerns and undertake projects for the benefit of Canadian writing and publishing.

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