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Fifty Shades of Grey ban defended by librarian
The Baltimore-area librarian who banned the wildly popular and wildly racy "Fifty Shades of Grey" says she knew her move would spark criticism. But Mary Hastler, director of the Harford County Public Library, says E.L. James' book violated the system's policy on pornography -- and was poorly written to boot.
By Dave Rosenthal
June 5, 2012