Making Curriculum Pop

Time did a "meh" Q&A with Sherman Alexie but there was this money quote...

The American Library Association has called True Diary the most banned book in America. How do you feel about that?

It’s awesome. It helps sales. But [the banning is] not just about the sexual content, which is pretty minor. It’s about the race, the ethnicity and the politics. I think that all blends together for certain people so that the book feels completely strange and threatening to them.

Read more @ http://time.com/4292771/sherman-alexie-part-time-indian-thunder-boy/

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