Handmaid's Tale controversy
If you haven't been following this story about Margaret Atwood's A Handmaid's Tale, do check it out.
This book has been a part of school curriculum at least since I was in high school nearly 20 (gulp) years ago. Do you remember it?
A parent has filed a complaint saying the book "is rife with brutality..." towards women and sometimes men.
Should the TDSB even be reviewing books? How do you feel about a potential book-banning? Where should the TDSB and other boards draw the line if they are going to start removing established literature from the curriculum because of the subject matter?
Share your thoughts and observations about this issue and your memories about studying The Handmaid's Tale by commenting on this blog or the story.