Patrick McGinley *1937
When I see 'shocking libel' labels about a book I immediately wonder how much is true - and assume that considerable amounts are or the book would have been removed from publication.
Will a book sell, or not? That counts. Not the amount of truth, the more in times of 'alternative facts' and 'alternative truths'.To remove a book from publication would be censorship. And what kind of books are the first to be censored in certain states? As Heine wrote in his 1832 tragedy 'Almanso': "Where one burns books, one ultimately burns people." We had and still have that. So, no. No censorship. Enough that too many people do have scissors in their head.