Saturday, October 4

Banned Books


I know I'm a little behind on Banned Books Week, but I'm posting a list of books anyways. These are all books that, at one time or another, were banned. Some of my favorite books of all time are in this list; I've marked the books that I have read in bold.

# The Bible
# Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
# Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
# Arabian Nights
# Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
# Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
# Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
# Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
# Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
# Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
# Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
# Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
# Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
# Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
# Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
# Dracula by Bram Stoker
# Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin
# Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
# Essays by Michel de Montaigne
# Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
# History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
# Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
# Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
# Ulysses by James Joyce
# Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
# Animal Farm by George Orwell
# Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
# Candide by Voltaire
# To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
# Analects by Confucius
# Dubliners by James Joyce
# Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
# Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
# Red and the Black by Stendhal
# Capital by Karl Marx
# Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire
# Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
# Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence
# Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
# Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
# Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
# Jungle by Upton Sinclair
# All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
# Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
# Lord of the Flies by William Golding
# Diary by Samuel Pepys
# Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
# Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
# Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
# Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
# Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
# One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
# Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus
# Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
# Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
# Color Purple by Alice Walker
# Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
# Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke
# Bluest Eyes by Toni Morrison
# Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
# One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
# East of Eden by John Steinbeck
# Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
# I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
# Confessions by Jean Jacques Rousseau
# Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais
# Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
# The Talmud
# Social Contract by Jean Jacques Rousseau
# Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
# Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence
# American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
# Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler
# A Separate Peace by John Knowles
# Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
# Red Pony by John Steinbeck
# Popol Vuh
# Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
# Satyricon by Petronius
# James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
# Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
# Black Boy by Richard Wright
# Spirit of the Laws by Charles de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu
# Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
# Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
# Metaphysics by Aristotle
# Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
# Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin
# Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
# Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
# Sanctuary by William Faulkner
# As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
# Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
# Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
# Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
# General Introduction to Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud
# Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
# A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle
# Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Alexander Brown
# Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
# Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J. Gaines
# Émile by Jean Jacques Rousseau
# Nana by Émile Zola
# Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
# Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
# Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
# Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
# Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Peck
# Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark

1 comment:

Sherry said...

how could anyone ban Little house?