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Book Under Fire

by Natalie Hegert
The Bay Area is the leading producer of one-of-a-kind artist books in the world, and no better place to experience this local specialty than the San Francisco Center for the Book.  On view right now is an exhibit dedicated to the ongoing struggle against censorship in literature.  Each artist was invited to create work dedicated to the long list of books which have been censored at one time or another. Most of these censored books you would recognize as the classics, those pieces of literature which speak perhaps too close to the truth or take a magnifying glass to the aspects of society which ma... [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 8/22/08