[PW] Green Eggs and Ham Banned in China?

Kevin O'Kelly 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-
> 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...?
>

One would hope. But my own profession has disappointed me many a time...



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