Banned books are books or other printed works such as essays or plays which
are prohibited by law or to which free access is not permitted by other means.
Dec 8, 2015 ... Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages.
There are a few common reasons that books have been ...
Oct 2, 2015 ... Check out any list of the most frequently banned books and you're likely to
mistake it for a list of the most respected novels in literary history: ...
The Library of Congress created an exhibit, "Books that Shaped America," that ...
The first ban of Mark Twain's American classic in Concord, MA in 1885 called it ...
Sep 18, 2014 ... Banned Books Week 2014 fast approacheth, marching to the cadence of its
creed “Thou shalt not inhibit free speech.” An annual celebration of ...
An overview of attempts- some successful- to ban books in public schools.
Literary works are still challenged, censored and banned for many different
reasons. Books as varied as Judy Blume's Forever, Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita,
Sep 22, 2013 ... Risqué-averse readers, cover your ears. Sunday marked the beginning of this
year's National Banned Books Week, for which libraries and ...
Powerful institutions may support censorship -- the Catholic Church compiled
lists of banned books since 1559, and only stopped the practice in 1966.
Express your concern as to whether certain books should ultimately be banned
from libraries altogether and the effects this has on society.