July 30, 2021

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Singapore: NLB refuses to reinstate pulled books; playwright-novelist Ovidia Yu resigns from SWF committee

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The three controversial titles will be pulped in accordance to library policy for withdrawn books, the National Library Board said on Thursday (July 10): Channel News Asia

PenguinThe National Library Board (NLB) on Thursday (July 10) said that the three titles it had withdrawn, which were reported to have content that was not pro-family, will not be reinstated.

The three book titles are: And Tango Makes Three, The White Swan Express, and Who’s In My Family. NLB’s decision to stick with its original action came despite two petitions that surfaced online, and feedback from members of the public.

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