Sunday, September 25, 2005

Top 20 Banned or Challenged Books of all Time

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Catcher in the Rye, JD
Salinger
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
The Color Purple, Alice Walker
Ulysses, James Joyce
Beloved, Toni Morrison
The Lord of the Flies, William Golding
1984, George Orwell
The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner
Lolita, Vladmir Nabokov
Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck
Charlotte's Web, EB White
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce
Catch-22, Joseph Heller
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
Animal Farm, George Orwell
The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner
A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway

http://www.ala.org/ala/oif/bannedbooksweek/bannedbooksweek.htm

2 Comments:

Blogger Desultory Girl said...

Salinger is my favorite, but I can't imagine why Charlottes web was banned at any point. This is interesting. Thanks for the list. I still need to read most of them.

11:43 AM  
Blogger sr_porter said...

Charlotte's Web: my teacher read that to my class in 1st grade. WTF?

7:39 PM  

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