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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

It's Banned Books Week! Part 2


Yesterday we looked at the top ten challenged books for the year 2014. It seems that most challenged books these days are those deemed inappropriate, by their challengers, for young readers. Today, we're going to look at the "Top 10 Banned Books Of The 20th Century" as compiled by Read the Smiths: American Lifestyle Magazine. These books are all novels that were written for adults. How many have you read?

  1. 1984, by George Orwell. [F ORW, AB/CD ORW, also ebook]


  2. Ulysses, by James Joyce. [F JOY]


  3. The Naked Lunch, by William Burroughs. [ebook]


  4. Tropic of Cancer, by Henry Miller. [ebook]


  5. The Catcher in the Rye, by J. D. Salinger. [F SAL]


  6. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. [SF BRA, AB/CD SF BRA, also ebook]


  7. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. [F LEE, AB/CD LEE, also ebook)


  8. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. [F VON, AB/CD VON, also ebook]


  9. Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D. H. Lawrence. [F LAW]


  10. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck. [AB/CD STE, also ebook]





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