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Ep. #51 — We Read Banned Books

September 25 – October 1st marks Banned Books Week and as a library company full of librarian employees, OverDrive feels very strongly about the importance of reading banned and challenged books. Adam and Jill decided to talk to some of their OverDrive colleagues to find out what they’ll be reading for Banned Books Week and to also find out why they celebrate the freedom to read.

Email us at feedback@overdrive.com and share your favorite Banned Book!

 

Titles Mentioned In This Episode

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

The Satanic Versus by Salman Rushdie

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonngegut

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

1984 by George Orwell

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Forever by Judy Blume

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein

 

Say Hello!

Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @OverDriveLibs. Email us directly at feedback@overdrive.com 

 

Music

“Buddy” provided royalty free from www.bensound.com

 

Podcast Overview

We’re not just book nerds: we’re professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we’ve read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can’t wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

Posted on: September 22, 2016


September 25 – October 1st marks Banned Books Week and as a library company full of librarian employees, OverDrive feels very strongly about the importance of reading banned and challenged books. Adam and Jill decided to talk to some of their OverDrive colleagues to find out what they’ll be reading for Banned Books Week and to also find out why they celebrate the freedom to read.

Email us at feedback@overdrive.com and share your favorite Banned Book!

 

Titles Mentioned In This Episode

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

The Satanic Versus by Salman Rushdie

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonngegut

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

1984 by George Orwell

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Forever by Judy Blume

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein

 

Say Hello!

Find OverDrive on Facebook at OverDriveforLibraries and Twitter at @OverDriveLibs. Email us directly at feedback@overdrive.com 

 

Music

“Buddy” provided royalty free from www.bensound.com

 

Podcast Overview

We’re not just book nerds: we’re professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we’ve read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can’t wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

Music:

Provided royalty free from www.bensound.com

Podcast Overview:

We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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