Banned Books Museum

Banned Books, Keelatud Kirjandus, is a museum in Tallinn, Estonia that preserves banned, censored, and burned books from around the world. We tell the stories of our books and their authors, and provide resources for learning about the history of censorship, contemporary challenges, and the free exchange of ideas.
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Podcast - Banned Voices

S1E3 – Denis Poljakov, Bookseller, on Smuggling Books Across the Russian Border

The third episode of our podcast, Banned Voices is available now! Guest Denis Poljakov is the owner of Russow Galerii in Tallinn, Estonia. He talks …

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S1E2 – Edwin Giltay, Whistleblower, on the Bosnian War and a Dutch Cover-up

The second episode of Banned Voices is available now! Our guest is Dutch author Edwin Giltay, who discusses his 2014 book “De Doofpotgeneraal” and the …

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S1E1 – Santa Remere on the Consequences of Inspiring Girls

The first episode of our bi-weekly podcast series Banned Voices is available now! Our first guest is Latvian author Santa Remere, who discusses her 2020 …

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Our aim is to collect and preserve censored books and promote the freedom of exchange of ideas.

Whether you are an author whose work has been censored, or a concerned citizen eager to engage with our mission, we’d love to hear from you and have you as part of our team!
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