Monday, February 26, 2007

Banned Book Challenge

I've registered for the Pelham Public Library's "Freedom to Read Challenge". I'll be reading 5 banned books between February 26 (Freedom to Read Week) and June 30, 2007. Haven't entirely decided which to read, yet, but here are some resources if you wanna join:

http://pelhamlibrary.on.ca/pdfs/banned_book_list_2006.pdf

http://pelhamlibrary.on.ca/pdfs/banned_book_list_2007.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_banned_books

(found on 50books)

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ETA: What I've already read from these lists:

Atwood, Margaret: The Handmaid's Tale
Bradbury, Ray: Fahrenheit 451
Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness
Dreiser, Theodore: An American Tragedy
Duncan, Lois: Killing Mr. Griffin
Eliot, George: Silas Marner
Fitzgerald, F. Scott: The Great Gatsby
Frank, Anne: Diary of Anne Frank
Golding, William: Lord of the Flies
Guest, Judith: Ordinary People
Heller, Joseph: Catch-22
Huxley, Aldous: Brave New World
King, Stephen: It
King, Steven: Different Seasons
King, Steven: The Shining
King, Steven: Pet Sematary
King, Steven: The Talisman
King, Steven: Carrie
King, Steven: Tommyknockers
King, Steven: Dead Zone
King, Steven: Cujo
Lawrence, D.H.: Sons and Lovers
Lawrence, D.H.: Lady Chatterley's Lover
Lawrence, D.H.: Women in Love
Lewis, C.S.: Narnia (series)
Orwell, George: 1984
Rowling, J.K.: Harry Potter (series)
Salinger, J.D.: Catcher in the Rye
Steinbeck, John: Of Mice and Men
Twain, Mark: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Vonnegut, Kurt: Slaughterhouse-Five
Shakespeare, Willima: Romeo and Juliet
Snicket, Lemony: A Series of Unfortunate Events
Nabokov, Vladimir: Lolita
Proulx, Annie: Brokeback Mountain
Silverstein, Shel: A Light in the Attic
Remarque, Erich Maria: All Quiet on the Western Front
Orwell, George: Animal Farm
Shakespeare, William: Hamlet

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