[PW] Green Eggs and Ham Banned in China?

S M Colowick januarye at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 11:22:19 PDT 2016


On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 9:53 AM, Kevin O'Kelly <rkokelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Wombats:
>
> Green Eggs and Ham was reportedly banned by Mao's government
> <https://www.nypl.org/blog/2013/09/24/banned-books-week-green-eggs-and-ham>
> because  of its "portrayal of early Marxism."  The source provides no
> further details.

I haven't found corroboration except in other blog posts, which look
as if they've all copied from the same source, or from each other. So
I would write to the NYPL blogger:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherri-machlin-8a82b97 - Sherri_Liberman at nypl.org

Surely a librarian can provide an authoritative source for something
she published...?


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