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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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    "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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    Depending on which layer you find yourself witnessing of myself, this may or may not come as a surprise. On the surface, I'm a stoic. I tend to act the part of the cheerful ditz...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M Apr 12

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    I love reading books. All types of books I would read. I wish there was an app that had free famous books. I have an app called wattpad it let you read free books but sometimes the...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    have for as long as I can remember even before I could read I liked picture books, as a kid I read Pippi Longstocking books and my big brother read me books such as James and the...
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've read 6 books in the matter of 2 weeks. How I've found or made the time to, is a mystery! EReader lover at its finest. lol
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I love reading A LOT but the problem is when I go shopping for a good book all I keep finding are those love stories or eroticas what happened to the old classics such as the art...
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I have mild dyslexia but I do enjoy reading. I haven't read a book for a very long time. I stopped reading when I was about 15. Something happened and I just couldn't read...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Mar 30

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    I love books. I have shelves of it, accumulated through the years. But I wasn't fond of reading when I was in university. I remember copying the assignment of classmates for my...
    ThereIsASantaClaus ThereIsASantaClaus 46-50, M Apr 12

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    I couldn't say how many books I've read since leaving university last year but it's in the hundreds! You get a good life lesson in having to research things for your thesis, which...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I have loved books ever since I was in the fourth grade and could check them out at the school library. They were a wonder for me living out on the stark and lonely prairies of the...
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    There are quite a few posts lamenting about perverts being banned from EP. While l agree with this statement, shouldn't the posts state their definition of perverts and name and...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    I am technically a bookworm and everyone have rarely seen me without a book by my side if I am able to have one. Just give me a book and I'll read it, as long it's in English, and...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Readership of newspapers has changed over the past 20 years, mainly due to digital editions, but I still enjoy holding a product in my hands that I can write on, rip articles out...
    mikesp mikesp 51-55, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Yup, I love ghost stories and I read them. Whenever I get time and chance I read other people's ghost stories. And I really love it.
    alexanderpearce alexanderpearce 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Reading is one of my favorite habit. From highschool to college I read different genre of books, but I prefer spiritual books because it inspires me, not just mentally but it...
    22depth 22depth 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I had read the following books: 1. The Book of Awesome 2. The Book Even More Awesome by Neil Pasricha 3.Jason Priestley a memoir I am reading this book "Is Gwyneth...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    There is something unique to literature in terms of art form. Photographs, film, and painting are visual mediums. Music and radio shows are audial mediums. Only literature uses...
    TK1153 TK1153 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Are you looking to read a good book in the upcoming weekends? But then you are quite confused about which genre of book you should try out. Well, here in this article we will be...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 8

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    I was a book worm. I had my own bookshelf and called it "my library" and registered all the books on it and gave them index numbers :). So when I today read a children's book...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm gonna write about 2 books that have made an impact on me! Do Not Harm Life,Death and Brain Surgery By Henry Marsh and Dynamo Nothing is Impossible! Lets start with Do Not Harm...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Bookstores are awesome especially small family own bookstores; they seem to be well rounded in their choices and not over whelming like big bookstore have/do. If that's the case...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I read lots and try to read for at least an hour a day. I especially like reading books about those in the medical professions and books written by people with mental health...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've been into books since I'm a toddler and now I can't stop, I've read almost 10000 books in my life, small.and bug ones, how old were you when first start reading? and why?
    gmah26 gmah26 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I have been in love with reading since I was little. I always wanted to be read to and once I started to read on my own I couldn't get enough of books. I am not a book snob and...
    acer77 acer77 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I took a trip to a second hand store over the weekend and found some books: -The Gift of Fear -The Five Love Languages -The Four Agreements -The List: 7 Ways to Tell If He's Going...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    So... I just finished reading The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams. I've never been in love with books about animals... I haven't read books like that since I was in elementary school...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Reading the lord of the rings the return of the king.....sam and Frodo are in disguise as mordor orc ...trying to get across the land to mount doom.. the book is fantastic...I...
    supermario6449 supermario6449 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Reading is my favorite thing to do. I like real books not just reading on my ipad. My favorite books used to be Harry Potter but Im getting more into Divergent series now...
    AshlynT AshlynT 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ever since I can remember i've loved to read books. From short stories to the thickest books I can find, i'll read it all. I would spend hours curled up in a chair somewhere in my...
    TheoInDenile TheoInDenile 16-17, F Apr 13

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    Ok. So I have just finished reading All of Me by Patricia Ryan and I love this book. I am adding it to my collection of books that I will definitely read a second time. I have been...
    jassy3 jassy3 22-25 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I got 5 new books so far. :) 3 of which are part of a trilogy and 2 are just random novels. They're all fantasy, considering my number one favorite genre is fantasy. I enjoy horror...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    Any good books I can read??? I have a 24 hour bus ride ahead of me soon!
    noybn155 noybn155 13-15, M 6 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm currently in the bookstore sitting in a corner with my earphones in, drinking coffee and flying through my newspaper, looking forward to reading a couple of chapters in a book...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M Apr 4

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    Any good books I should read??
    mayakelly mayakelly 13-15, F Apr 8

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    My passion is for fiction law and crime books, especially J. D. Robb's Death Series. I also like John Sanford's characters Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers. If you like humor...
    Danielle1011 Danielle1011 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm currently obsessed with the Mortal Instruments Series. I believe it's coming to a point where it is slowly eating up my sanity with every book. Guess I'll be in an insane...
    IAmARebel IAmARebel 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    I read the entire flowers in the attic series back when I was too young to be reading it. I'm interested to see all the books played out on screen. hope it is good.
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I think it's time for me to convert strictly to Nook books. I have a few on the Nook, but 90% of my books I have in physical copies. I'm just running out of space in my room for...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    I love books - real books not ebooks or Kindles or tablets. I love going to the library and browsing the shelves and could spend hours doing so, if I had hours. Books help me...
    jemima76 jemima76 36-40, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have read Forty Rules of Love, Sidney Sheldon's one of the books that was about his own life (the name slipped my mind). And a few more. I like the books which opens my mind...
    sweetestspirit sweetestspirit 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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