Examines the violence, destruction, and suppression that have hounded books throughout their history and the fears that lead to such treachery. This book identifies three deeply seated fears: fear of insurrection, fear of blasphemy, and fear of pornography.

The Fear of Books 2001, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252070402

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The Fear of Books 1982, Greenwood Press

ISBN-13: 9780313237386