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Gribben’s new “Huck Finn”

To enter the debate now is kind of like starting a marathon at the back of the pack, but I am going to weigh in anyway. I was quite surprised to see the new “sanitized” edition of Huck Finn featured on the NBC Nightly News, and I was even more surprised when I realized that NewSouth Books published it and that Dr. Alan Gribben had put it together. To make this clear up front, before I begin commenting: I worked for NewSouth Books from 2001 until 2003, and I knew… Read more Gribben’s new “Huck Finn”