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Banned Books

Learn what banned books are and about the history of banned, burned and challenged books. See classic books that have been banned elsewhere that are available in COM Library.

Modern Library's 100 Best Novels

Books On Modern Library's 100 Best Novels list available in COM Library that have been banned or challenged elsewhere.

  • Of the Modern Library's 100 Best Novels published since 1900 in the English language, 9 of the top 10 have been banned at some point and COM Library has all of them.
  • Find out the reasons for banning and get the call numbers from our library so you can locate the book in our library and read a banned book. 

Print books can be checked out with a COM ID; eBooks must accessed on campus or login with your COM account for off campus access.