BOOK SERIES: From Could via August, Southeastern Heart for Up to date Artwork will host “Banned Books Summer,” a collection of casual discussions of novels and memoirs which were banned from public college libraries throughout the nation. SECCA director William Carpenter will lead the discussions, that are free and open to the general public. Members will focus on the books and have a look at the explanations the books have been banned. The primary dialogue might be at 6 p.m. Could 12 at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem. The ebook might be “Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale” by Artwork Spiegelman. The Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel recounts the experiences of Spiegelman’s father in the course of the Holocaust, with Jews drawn as mice and Nazis as cats. The ebook was lately banned by a Tennessee college board as a result of it comprises curse phrases and an outline of a unadorned mouse. Different books will embody “Beloved” by Toni Morrison on June 23, “Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood” by Marjane Satrapi on July 14 and “In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado” on Aug. 25. Go to secca.org.