You are not allowed to read these books: and why

Objection—The stories, which are set in an alternative universe populated with talking animals, undermine belief in God and organized religion and promote atheism. Teachers said the book was inappropriate for children because it contains rhymes on “how to get girls pregnant, put-downs of homosexuals, racism and profanity." Terry Lewis, a member of the Reform party’s … Continue reading You are not allowed to read these books: and why

1001 Bucket List Books

Who knew that Aesop's Fables was first compiled in 4 BCE?  That's the first book listed in '1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die', in the 'Pre 1700' section.  Also included in this section is 'The Thousand and One Nights', or 'Alf laylah wa laylah' in the original Arabic.  A little later on in … Continue reading 1001 Bucket List Books