[ilds] Banned Books Week

Vittorio Celentano vcel at ix.netcom.com
Mon Sep 3 20:23:14 PDT 2007


Dear James,

I first bought The Black Book in Paris in 1968 and I think it was published
by the Olympia Press. I no longer have this item as it got lost. I now have
the Carroll & Graf Publishers edition.

Vittorio

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Gifford" <odos.fanourios at gmail.com>
To: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2007 9:16 PM
Subject: Re: [ilds] Banned Books Week


> I don't have my books with me at the moment, but the fact that _The
> Black Book_ was published in 1938 and didn't appear in the USA until
> 1960 and the UK until 1973 says enough, I should think...  Here's what I
> could rustle up online:
>
> :: Ray Morrison lists the Black Book as banned in the UK for more than 3
> decades (_Smile in His Mind's Eye_ p. 270) -- I would tend to trust
> Ray's thoroughness in checking that.
>
> :: Grove Koger (I'd call him reliable, but a Jacky Gleason song will
> soon arrive if I do) lists it as banned in the Literary Encyclopedia
> (and he's one of the minority that gets the date right!)
> http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=10820
>
> :: Stephen Gray lists it as *still* banned in 1965 in an interview
> collected by Earl Ingersoll in his _LD: Conversations_ book, p. 97.
>
> I hope that helps a little!
>
> Best,
> James
>
>
> Pamela Francis wrote:
> > Ack! of course, Jamie! how could we forget the Black Book? Perhaps
someone
> > could enlighten us on the history of its ostracization?
> >
> >
> >> From: "Pamela Francis" <albigensian at hotmail.com>
> >> Reply-To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> >> To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
> >> Subject: [ilds] Banned Books Week
> >> Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 18:17:18 -0500
> >>
> >> Hey folks--just a reminder that Sept. 22-29 is Banned Books Week (at
least
> >> in the US--is it in Canada and Australia and Greece too?) Anyway, at
least
> >> in some places, Amnesty Intl, bookstores, libraries, etc., will sponsor
> >> open
> >> readings of books that have been banned by various authorities (I'm
reading
> >>from Kazantzakis' Last Temptation of Christ). I'm curious--does anyone
know
> >> if Durrell has been banned? If so, when and why?
> >>
> >>
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