The Best Banned Books

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Can you name the 46 banned books from the 'Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century'*?

Updated May 31, 2012

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Primary Reason(s)BookAuthor
profanity/sexF. Scott Fitzgerald
profanity/sex/alcohol J.D. Salinger
profanity/sexJohn Steinbeck
profanity/racial slursHarper Lee
profanity/sex/racial issuesAlice Walker
unlistedJames Joyce
violence/sex/profanityToni Morrison
violence/profanity/racial slursWilliam Golding
sex/'pro-Communism'George Orwell
sexVladmir Nabokov
profanity/racial slursJohn Steinbeck
profanityJoseph Heller
sex/drugsAldous Huxley
profanity/sexWilliam Faulkner
sexErnest Hemingway
unlistedGeorge Orwell
unlistedJoseph Conrad
unlistedErnest Hemingway
profanity/sexZora Neale Hurston
profanity/violence/sexRalph Ellison
sex/racial issuesToni Morrison
racial issues/racial slursMargaret Mitchell
profanity/sex/violenceRichard Wright
Primary Reason(s)BookAuthor
sex/violenceKen Kesey
profanity/sex/religious issuesKurt Vonnegut
unlisted (declared non-mailable)Ernest Hemingway
unlistedJack London
profanity/sexJames Baldwin
unlistedRobert Penn Warren
violence/languageJRR Tolkien
unlistedUpton Sinclair
unlisted (sex)D.H. Lawrence
profanityAnthony Burgess
unlistedKate Chopin
sex/violence/profanityTruman Capote
religious criticismSalman Rushdie
sexD.H. Lawrence
unlistedKurt Vonnegut
profanityJohn Knowles
sexEvelyn Waugh
profanity/obscenityWilliam S. Burroughs
obscenityD.H. Lawrence
unlistedNorman Mailer
obscenityHenry Miller
sexTheodore Dreiser
sex/profanityJohn Updike

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