Banned Book Club Vol. 1 | Episode 20

row of multi-colored book spines

Across the country, efforts to ban books at libraries are on the rise. In this episode, we discuss the challenges faced by libraries trying to defend the freedom to read, and share some of our favorite banned books. Today’s guests are Shawn Walker from the Fayetteville Public Library and Grecia Cruz from the Jonesboro School District.

FAVORITE BANNED BOOKS

Here are links to more information about some of the banned books we discuss in this episode:

Antoinette Grajeda
Antoinette Grajeda

Antoinette Grajeda is Editor-in-Chief of Arkansas Soul, the host of the Affirmative Action podcast and an Arkansas-based journalist. She has covered race, culture, politics, health, education and the arts for NPR affiliates as well as print and digital publications since 2007.