It’s Banned Books Week which means that you should be out and about protesting censorship and reading ‘rebellious’ novels – just kidding. But it is very important to remember to celebrate the freedom to read because a lot of the books you have free access to many people in other countries do not. At the same time, it’s also quite fun to look back at which books have been banned in the past (or are banned now) which you most likely have on your own mantelpiece.
This article, Banned Books That Shaped America, does just that. You’ll be shocked (and not so shocked) at some of the titles on this list. I’d love to hear you rate how rebellious your reading list is. Out of the 30 titles presented in “Banned Books That Shaped America”, how many have you read? My own score is a measly 9/30, what about yours? :)