Sunday, September 28, 2008

It's Banned Book Week

This year it's between September 27-October 4. I found the following list on their website (click link in the title above), citation below the list. I noted which ones I've already read. I'm thinking about adding another few to my library request list, perhaps I can find one that's already on the list for the Nobel Challenge I've joined.

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger

The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck Read this one

The Color Purple, Alice Walker

Ulysses, James Joyce

Beloved, Toni Morrison

The Lord of the Flies, William Golding Read this one

1984, George Orwell Read this one

Lolita, Vladmir Nabokov

Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

Catch-22, Joseph Heller

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway

As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway

Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad

Their Eyes were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison Read this one

Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison

Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell

Native Son, Richard Wright Read this one

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey

Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut

For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway

The Call of the Wild, Jack London Read this one

Go Tell it on the Mountain, James Baldwin Read this one

All the King's Men, Robert Penn Warren

The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien Read this one

The Jungle, Upton Sinclair

Lady Chatterley's Lover, DH Lawrence Read this one

A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie

Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut

A Separate Peace, John Knowles Read this one

Women in Love, DH Lawrence

Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller

Rabbit, Run; John Updike

"Banned and or Challenged Books from the Radcliffe Publishing Co," American Library Association, March 29, 2007. (Accessed September 26, 2008)
Document ID: 367742

No comments: