Originally Posted by HomeInMyShoes
^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.