'Maus' author Art Spiegelman on book banning
The American Library Association has dubbed next week, Oct. 1 through Oct. 7, as Banned Book Week, a time to celebrate reading and fight censorship. One author targeted by book banning is Pulitzer Prize winner Art Spiegelman, who wrote the graphic novel “Maus” as a memoir of his family’s experiences during the time of Nazi Germany.
Spiegelman speaks with Here & Now‘s Scott Tong about writing long comics and about the potent irony of having a book about the rise of the Nazis being banned.
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