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UnStupendousMan
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10/5/2012 10:54:53 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
List of banned books, according to the American Library Association:

http://www.ala.org...

Some of the reasons why the books were banned and/or burned are just plain funny:

"A filthy, trashy sex novel," in reference to A Separate Peace
"Pro-Communist" in reference to 1984
The Lord of the Rings was burned for being "satanic."

Yup.

(*Note, this is being put up because the ALA because it doesn't like banned books, either.)
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10/5/2012 11:17:36 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 10/5/2012 11:07:17 PM, darkkermit wrote:
well i'd say that being forced to read this stuff is much worse then banning it.

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10/5/2012 11:59:51 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 10/5/2012 11:07:17 PM, darkkermit wrote:
well i'd say that being forced to read this stuff is much worse then banning it.

It's not that bad...

"Challenged in Eden Valley, MN (1977) and temporarily banned due to words "damn" and "whore lady" used in the novel."
But not the racial slurs? LOL. I did hate that book though. Any author that writes in a southern drawl needs to be shot.
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10/6/2012 12:29:55 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
When I got to 1984 by George Orwell I was hoping for "Banned in North Korea (1953)."
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10/6/2012 12:33:06 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 10/6/2012 12:20:34 AM, Koopin wrote:
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10/6/2012 1:17:10 AM
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At 10/6/2012 12:20:34 AM, Koopin wrote:
http://thepiratebay.se...

Most of the books can be found in pdf form.
Here's the anarchist cookbook: http://www.freeinfosociety.com...
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