Istanbul bans book by Turkish author from schools

12/29/2011 | Hurriyet (Turkey)

Officials in Istanbul, Turkey, recently launched a Writers at School programme to promote Turkish contemporary authors. However, officials have banned the book "Abis," by a Turkish writer, from the junior-high-school reading list after complaints from parents about its content. Officials who analysed the book said it was inappropriate for junior-high-school students.

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