The name David Hicks may be currently unknown to most Americans, but that needs to change (h/t: Jason Leopold at TruthOut). An Australian citizen who converted to Islam and trained in Pakistan and Afghanistan, Hicks was sold to US forces by the Northern Alliance and was spent several years in Guantanamo as detainee 002.
The details of his legal travails are at Wikipedia, but his memoir Guantanamo: My Journey is apparently unavailable in the US despite being released by a major publisher (Random House) and having been listed by Borders' Australian division. The Kindle edition is listed at Amazon with a cost of "Pricing information not available" and this geographic restriction:
The websites of Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, and Borders all responded with "no results" for the ISBN 9781864711585. Powell's has a listing with no product details, and not-so-helpfully notes that "This item may be out of stock." I visited a Borders store and asked if they could get a copy from their corporate counterparts down under; they could not. A few used copies of the book can be found online, but without listings from the major booksellers it effectively does not exist for American readers.
Who needs government censorship when corporations can already do it so effectively?
Hicks gave a rare interview to TruthOut's Jason Leopold and
another one [correction: it was an op-ed edited to look like an interview; please see the comment by Mr Leopold] to the Sydney Morning Herald.