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05/08/2005 Archived Entry: "Laissez Faire Books refuses to sell The Black Arrow"
LAISSEZ FAIRE BOOKS HAS REFUSED TO CARRY Vin Suprynowicz's freedom novel, The Black Arrow. They worry that the "gratuitous vulgar" sexual content might offend somebody.
Sunni Maravillosa rips into LFB. (The online replies to Sunni's open letter include a couple from LFB's representative, explaining their decision.)
Fran Tully also waxes indignant.
Laissez Faire has an absolute right to decide what books to carry in its own catalog. But when a libertarian book source decides to protect its readers from exposure to a novel merely because that novel has sex in it, the world has truly turned on its head.
So ... when will LFB stop carrying Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, both of which are rife with sexual kinks?
Posted by Claire @ 09:34 AM CST