1. Read the first seven pages and the last seven pages. Seven ways to fake it at book club.
2. ANGER: ‘There are four people at my signing, Mr. Cantankerous Independent Bookseller, counting you and my wife and the barista/palm reader. You can’t even be bothered to show me how to work the microphone that I don’t need?’
A literary flash mob reads passages from banned books.
The [world’s smallest book](http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/26/worlds-smallest-book-chaplin_n_1917878.html?utm_hp_ref=books#slide=1569346
) would fit on the width of a human hair.
Commonly Banned: Bridge To Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson.
Ban Instead: Rope swings over rain-swollen creeks; heartbreak.
You can bind your own book at this gallery.
‘Apparently, the Concord library has condemned Huck as “trash and only suitable for the slums.” This will sell us another twenty-five thousand copies for sure!’ Mark Twain and other authors' responses to their books being banned.
For all you metadata managers out there: BISAC codes we wish existed.