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Banned Books

15 Amazing Banned Books You Should Read Immediately

Can you believe even The Lorax has been banned before?


19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."


What Super Power Would You Have In The "Captain Underpants" World?

Created with the help of Captain Underpants author and illustrator Dav Pilkey. Tra-la-laaaaaa!

Duke Students Are Refusing To Read "Fun Home" Because Of Their Religious Beliefs

Students say Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, which has gay themes, conflicts with their values.

14 Honest Banned Book Titles


22 Mind-Boggling Facts About Banned Books In America

In the 21st century, a number of books and pieces of literature are still challenged and censored on a regular basis.

John Green's Response To The Banning Of His Book Is Perfect

We laughed, then cried about The Fault in Our Stars all over again.


16 Banned Books, Ranked By Sexiness

On a scale from 1 to 50 Shades of Grey.


How Well Do You Know Your Banned Books?

You might know which books have caused trouble, but do you know WHY? (Based on American Library Association information, found here.)

19 Banned Books If They Were Made Appropriate

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How Scandalous Is Your Reading History?

Based on ALA's lists of frequently banned and challenged books in the U.S., found here, here, and here.

Penguin India Agrees to Withdraw And Destroy All Copies Of An American Scholar's Book On Hindus

A right-wing religious group criticized Wendy Doniger's 2009 book, The Hindus: An Alternative History and its sexualization of Hindu gods and goddesses.

5 Criminal Mugshots of Characters From Banned Books

To celebrate Banned Books Week, Tumblr user Jubliant Antics! created some wonderful thought-provoking mugshots of beloved literary characters.

11 Quotes From Authors On Censorship and Banned Books

In observance of Banned Books Week here's a list of quotes from authors about censorship & banned books. Share your favorite with us in the comments!

Judging Banned Books By Their Covers

This week is banned books week, a time to celebrate the titles libraries and schools have pulled from the shelves. Here are some theories on why these novels got blacklisted based on their covers alone.

17 Banned Books You Read As A Child

Or as an adult...don't judge me. In honor of Banned Books Week here's a few novels you can pull out of the attic in order to stick it to the man.

Taking A Stand Against Banned Books

Godspeed noble high schooler. Most of the time I pass screen grabs from Yahoo Answers! off as hoaxes, but I really want this one to be true.

Top 10 Most-Complained-About Books In 2009

The American Library Association has released their list of the books most challenged by parents in 2009. Apparently parents still think that 1) their kids don't watch television; 2) their kids actually use libraries; and 3) their kids can READ. Of course Twilight makes the list, but surprisingly not because of the shittacular writing.

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