COLUMN: Banned Books

“The Glass Castle”

By Jeanette Walls

Scribner, 2006.

Reasons for being banned: offensive language and sexually explicit.

In her memoir, Walls relates her experiences of growing up with parents who preferred an unconventional, nomadic life.

All of these books are available through the DeWitt Community Library’s catalog in either print or ebook format. Stop by the library to reserve a copy or discover other reading suggestions. Books may be reserved by phone (446-3578) or by visiting the library’s website: dewlib.org.

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