…Have A Spine

It’s Banned Books Week, which provides the perfect opportunity to discuss censorship. (Sounds riveting, right?) Books and reading are near and dear to my heart. The idea that anyone would be threatened by a book used to be laughable (emphasis on the “used to”). In the past few years, we’ve all become all too well…

…Open Up

Today marks the 2WC’s eighth anniversary, or to put it another way — it’s our blog birthday! It’s also Banned Books Week, which celebrates the power of words and the importance of freedom of speech in its written form. As you may have surmised we’re fans of this freedom (and books, too). This freedom is…

…Perk Up

Happy National Coffee Day! It’s true, most of us coffee lovers celebrate this holiday every day, but that’s not going to stop us from showing our preferred form of caffeine some extra love on this its national holiday.

…Be Inappropriate

Tired of the same old annoyances? Looking for a distraction from the presidential election? Craving a bit of rebellion in your life? Good news, it’s Banned Books Week! The perfect little annoyance, distraction and rebellious cause. This past year, there were plenty of controversial books. Which, naturally, made them extremely popular. “The Hunger Games” and…