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Interestingly, many books that are now considered classics have been banned in the past and some continue to be banned or challenged today. We've compiled a few lists of these books so you can see why these classics were banned or challenged. You can also check out the print or eBook versions of many of these books and decide for yourself...
Books have been banned as long as there have been books and continue to be banned or challenged even today. COM Library stands firmly behind freedom of speech and the American Library Association (ALA) code:
“We uphold the principles of intellectual freedom and resist all efforts to censor library resources.”
A banned book is a book that may be:
The reason to ban books generally boils down to ideas that are perceived as dangerous in some way to an individual, group, or government that does not want other people to have access to that idea, whether the idea is about God, government or society.
Go to the Banned Books guide. See all Book & eBook news.
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