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William's Book Blog

Mostly book reviews.  Very rarely I'll allow William Campbell Powell (author) to write a blog entry on publishing activity, but he's under orders to keep that stuff over on his Facebook page and on http://williamcampbellpowell.com

Currently reading

Fonda Lee
Fonda Lee
Anansi Boys
Neil Gaiman
Zombie Elementary: The Real Story
Howard Whitehouse
Progress: 99 %
The Angel's Game (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #2)
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Progress: 6/504 pages
The Longest Week: What Really Happened During Jesus' Final Days
Nick Page
Progress: 43/310 pages

Little Brother dropped by Florida School for incitement of 'questioning authority'

Little Brother - Cory Doctorow

A very reasoned and reasonable response from Cory Doctorow and Tor books.  Also other links http://craphound.com/?p=5213 and http://boingboing.net/2014/06/06/why-im-sending-200-copies-of.html .

I do hope the school sees sense - it appears most of the teachers actually want to study the book, but there have been a few isolated complaints by parents afraid of radical ideas.