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I Read Banned Books

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    "There's a Book In My Library to Offend Everyone"

    Oh yeah.  Or, at least I plan for there to be. I have a book of banned books at home (a little ironic) and a couple years ago I went through and marked the interesting ones.  Not only have I done book reports on them, but they've also been some of my favorites!  I...
    axelval axelval 18-21, T 4 Responses Sep 24, 2009

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    Censorship's Bonfire.

    I'm not sure what books are banned in Britian but the more controversial include: Catcher in the Rye, Animal Farm, 1984, Lords of the Flies and Brave New World. I live Aldous' Huxley's Doors of Perception too. What books which are banned in the US?
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 2 Responses May 25, 2010

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    I am never ashamed to say that I've read a book. It may be the worst book ever, but at least I have something to compare another bad book with the next time I read one. And for...
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    where I live cell phones are banned while driving.
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    So, I've noticed the past few years, that I will re-read a book that I originally read in high school or middle school, and enjoy it so much more than I did when I was younger...
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    Ok so I was going through the reviews for fifty shades of grey, because I've just finished watching the movie and found it good and I wanted to read it. So here I am on amazon...
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    BaiiBoo BaiiBoo 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    While I enjoy reading in general, the one thing that bugs me are physical books. Due to being forced to read against my will as a child, the old book smell, and sound of turning a...
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    I need some new books to read. Anyone read a good book lately they could recommend ?!
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    "The more that you read, the more that you'll know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." Dr. SeussCheck out the link below to reserve your shirt. Shirts come in...
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    "The more that you read, the more that you'll know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." Dr. SeussCheck out the link below to reserve your shirt. Shirts come in...
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