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Old 02-25-2013, 03:29 PM   #23
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^I think we will end up getting a nice free-for-all list out of challenged books and I think it will be a lot of fun gleaning lists for ideas. Based on those.

Already, the book two book clubs have read at least two that I know of. Slaughterhouse-Five and Lolita.

There are some crazy brilliant writers and titles on the list: The Sun Also Rises, The Grapes of Wrath, Rabbit, Run, The Handmaid's Tale, Beloved, As I Lay Dying

Marxism? Am I missing something written between the lines of being a picky eater?

Allen Ginsberg's Howl looks interesting considering he went to trial for obscenity.

In case no one has posted this link yet or mentioned it:
ALA's page on banned and challenged books

Well the people at FOX News were recently claiming that The Lorax was "demonizing the 1% and espousing green energy policies." So I guess it all evens out in the end. To me Dr Suess was just a genius at writing books that would hold children's interest while teaching them to read.
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