5 Books I Read in College That I Absolutely Loathed

5 Books I Read in College That I Absolutely Loathed

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I didn’t major in English to get paid the big bucks, I majored in it because of how much I love to read. I was already a voracious reader before this point, but while I was in college I was introduced to a new world of literature that I hadn’t known about prior. Some of those books remain some of my favorites to this day, but there are quite a few of them that I didn’t particularly like—ones that I found to be a chore to tread through.    1. The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith    via GIPHY   The Price of Salt …

Duluth School District Removes Books Including Racial Slurs From Required Curriculum

Duluth School District Removes Books Including Racial Slurs From Required Curriculum

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The Duluth school district has removed To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from their required reading. This is due to the books’ usage of a racial slur, and the curriculum change has been supported by the local NAACP chapter.   The books have not been banned from the schools’ campuses, will remain in the libraries, and can be used as optional reading for students, but they will be replaced by other literature that addresses similar topics in ninth and eleventh grade English classes at the beginning of the next school year.    “The school district intends …