Tag: book ban

“We could not, in good conscience, continue as judges”

Those were the exact words from the three judges of this year’s Singapore Literature Prize (non-fiction category). They have all resigned, in response to the National Library Board’s decision to pulp three children’s books. A joint statement from the trio was released today. They said that “they...

Larger point about NLB’s book ban

By Tan Bah Bah So all this talk about inclusiveness has flown out the window, like the swans and penguins in the discarded three-part series that the National Library Board wants to guard our poor children against. The idea of lesbians adopting and raising these swans...