Barnes & Nobles Censors Molly Crabapple

Posted on March 11, 2010 by


Bringing together issues of first amendment rights, censorship, and privacy, attempting to control or regulate sex through the film and publishing industry has brought on countless debates since their inception. Barnes & Noble, one of the largest book companies in America, has recently decided not to carry Molly Crabapple’s graphic novel Scarlett. Citing that the novel is “too pornographic”, this popular chain currently carries titles featuring nude beefcakes from the 50s and sadomasochistic text from Marquis De Sade. If you’re looking to purchase Scarlett takes Manhattan, look no further then the Mosex store.

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