Empire of the Word – Forbidden Reading (3 of 4)

Readers and writers the world over have been punished and persecuted for expressing their ideas or by simply carrying the wrong book. Nazi book burnings, publisher Barney Rosset’s legendary legal battles in the 1950s and 60s over the right to publish the uncensored works of Henry Miller and D.H. Lawrence in the U.S., authors in hiding … we witness how the determination of writers and their readers is not without revolutionary consequences.

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