Five Book Tribute to Banned Books Week September 23, 2014 – Posted in: Banned / Censored / Destroyed, Content – Tags: ,

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Banned Books: Informal Notes on Some Books Banned fort Various Reasons at Various Times for Various Reasons by Anne Lyon Haight. R.R. Bowker Company. New York, 1955. Second Edition Revised and Enlarged Buy: Buy: Used copies of the First and Second Edition

It is Banned Books Week and here are five titles that deal with the issue as a whole or are dedicated to an individual book. Happy reading!

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Purity in Print: The Vice Society Movement and Book Censorship in America. Charles Scribner’s Sons. New York, 1968.


First Edition, 1968.

Second Edition with two new chapters carrying his history forward to the beginning of the twenty-first century.








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Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code by Amy Kiste Nyberg. University Press of Mississippi. Jackson, 1998. In 1954 the comic book industry adopted a self-regulatory code in response to public and governmental pressure. Buy.



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The Trial of Lady Chatterley: Regina vs Penguin Books Limited. Edited by C.H. Rolph. Penguin Books. Baltimore 1961. Buy Used


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Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression. Edited by Bill Morgan and Nancy J. Peters. San Francisco City Lights, 2006. Buy: Amazon | Publisher


More Banned Books Week Fun:

Don’t miss  Powell’s Banned Books section, 178 books strong

Previously on Book Patrol

What Banned Book Are You? A quiz courtesy of the Columbus State Library
The Definitive Guide to Banned Books Vol. 1. Infographic courtesy of Love Reading
Banned, Burned, Censored and Challenged: A Visual Celebration for Banned Books Week
or peruse our whole shebang dedicated to Banned, Censored or Destroyed Books

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