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Banned Books Week celebrates 30 years of literary freedom

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Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read. Ashley Myers-Turner/KPCC

Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates freedom in literature and seeks to draw attention to books that have been, or still are banned. The annual event celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

We speak to David Kipen, book critic and owner of Libros Schmibros, a lending library/used book store in Boyle Heights.

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