Thank you to everyone who supported ALSO’s First Annual Banned Book Night. It was a huge success. So much so that we are already talking about next year’s event. We had a request to post the list of banned books that the authors read from. Here you go.

Frances Itani read from A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence

Claude Lalumiere read from The Iron Dream by Norman Spinrad

Dan Rubenstein read from The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Brenda Gayle read from Alice Munro’s Lives of Girls & Women

Jennifer Carole Lewis read from Lois Lowry’s The Giver

Nathan Burgoine  read from Two Boys Kissing  by David Levithan

Allison van Diepen read from The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Linda Poitevin read from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

Elizabeth Hay read from Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov