Author Topic: December Book: Song of Soloman -- General Discussion  (Read 1711 times)  

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December Book: Song of Soloman -- General Discussion
« on: December 04, 2011, 11:45:17 am »
My apologies for a late start in moderation.  I originally thought I would have been off work for December and would have had lots of time for deep research and review, but instead I have a job with a long commute through next month.
 
Why Banned?  Since my theme is banned and censored books, I have to wonder why this novel ever got put on a banned list.  Sure, there is a little sex, violence, and bad language, but as a middle age white man I didn't see the language as degrading to blacks, and accusation of promoting a homosexual agenda is either completely off base or so subtle as to be negligible.  But other readers can chime in.

Here is very short interview clip with the author that goes over a major theme of the novel.  Isn't much of a spoiler, so if you haven't read the book, it's OK to watch.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miGmKB8L4s0" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miGmKB8L4s0</a>


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