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Infographic: Top Ten Banned or Challenged Classic Novels

Banned Book Week ended on Saturday of last week, so the following infographic is a tad past due.

It was assembled by BookPal, and it shows 10 well-known novels that have been banned or challenged in the US (based on ALA data). The infographic shows the reasons for banning each book, as well as the number of challenges by year and by reason.

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Sharon Reamer October 1, 2013 um 4:13 am

Wow. Just wow. I got the urge to reread or read several of those based on the reasons for banning. Reaffirms my gladness that I’m an expat in Europe.

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