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Banned Books Week on the Radio

galileoTo coincide with the American Library Association’s 2016 Banned Books Week,  BYURadio’s Top of Mind With Julie Rose spoke with HBLL’s European Studies Librarian, Richard Hacken, on the history of book banning. Several prominent banned books mentioned in the conversation are found in Special Collections, including Galileo’s Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems (Vault Collection 520 G133d 1632, pictured here), Copernicus’ On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres (Vault Collections 520.9 C79a 1617), and George Orwell’s 1984 (Vault Collection 823 Or9n 1949).

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