[PW] Green Eggs and Ham Banned in China?
rkokelly at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 13:09:12 PDT 2016
On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 2:22 PM, S M Colowick <januarye at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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-
> > 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...?
One would hope. But my own profession has disappointed me many a time...
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