Literature in Classrooms: NYU Professor Banned from Teaching, Junot Díaz Short Story Controversy

  An NYU professor has been banned from teaching at the Sarasota County school district in Florida, demonstrating that the era of book banning and censored classrooms is still alive and well in American secondary schools today. This permission slip mentality regarding literature presents a great disservice to students, many of whom find themselves starting … Continue reading Literature in Classrooms: NYU Professor Banned from Teaching, Junot Díaz Short Story Controversy

Book Rant: “Looking for Alaska” by John Green

   * Please note that this post contains spoilers. *   I don’t normally post about the books I read. Book reviews aren’t my thing. However, I wouldn’t categorize this post as a book review. More of a book rant. Don’t worry. I’ll keep it short, I promise.   I read Looking for Alaska because … Continue reading Book Rant: “Looking for Alaska” by John Green