Brahma Kumaris fill Will Hodgkinson's suburban living room on a Saturday in 1982. Liz Hodgkinson /Courtesy of Will Hodgkinson hide caption

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In 2014, BookCon responded to the We Need Diverse Books campaign by inviting it to form its own panel. Pictured here (from left): I.W. Gregorio, Mike Jung, Matt de la Pena, Grace Lin and Jacqueline Woodson. Courtesy of ReedPOP hide caption

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Protesters gathered on the steps of the New York Public Library on Wednesday to show support for silenced Chinese writers. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Capitol Hill Books owner Jim Toole runs the front register of his used bookstore several days a week. He has banned several words from his store, including "awesome," "perfect" and "Amazon." Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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