There is very little to say about the fact that Michael Gove, our minister for Education has just removed To Kill a Mockingbird, The Crucible, and of Mice and Men from GCSE English literature curriculums here in the UK, because they are too American.

You can read about it here.

I would just point you in the directions of the history of Nazi burnings and Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 to illustrate how I feel about this.