Novel ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’ pulled from Illinois high school English class over sexual ‘vulgarity’

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High School Pulls Novel Over ‘Vulgar’ Passages

An Illinois high school removed Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” from the curriculum of an honors English class amid concerns about passages detailing sexual acts that were deemed “extremely” vulgar, according to the Journal Gazette and Times-Courier. The move, which has been condemned by free speech groups, came after parents raised concerns…

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