To many of us, the idea of a banned book seems uncommon, something from a past age or confined to a particularly totalitarian setting. But there are still books banned around the world today, including in some countries that might surprise you.
Here, in no particular order, are 10 books that are either currently banned or are limited in availability due to a ban:
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