DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: What do you think of Barnes & Noble’s move to market and merchandise books that are facing or have faced censorship? Do you see the appeal offsetting any political backlash?
Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments, featured on RetailWire’s Braintrust:
Are banned books a sales opportunity or political risk for Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble should be loudly applauded for this important initiative. We can all see what can happen when what we hold so dear in a free and democratic society gets challenged. As we have all heard in the past few years, our democracy is fragile and when our freedom to read books about the history of the world is being challenged and the such books are being hidden from view, our children will suffer. Ultra conservatives need to open their eyes.
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