“You tell lies to get close to the truth” – Joe Bennett

'Twas a damp and misty Christchurch evening, supposedly Spring but feeling more like Winter, when a gathering of Christchurch people came to a WORD Christchurch event to hear celebrated columnist and author Joe Bennett talk about his new book - King Rich. Despite nearly giving up partway through, Joe was persuaded by his publisher to…
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Banned Books Week 2015

Isaac Asimov once said that "Any book worth banning is a book worth reading". And here at Christchurch City Libraries we like to give readers the choice! Did you know that before being green was in, Dr Seuss' The Lorax was banned? Yep, you read that right… The Lorax!!! It was banned in 1989 because…
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