For use in schools and libraries only. A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.
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On the eve of what would have been Ray Bradbury's 99th birthday, we celebrate the prolific author who passed away in 2012. A largely self-educated man, Bradbury wrote more than 30 books and close to 600 short stories.
Okay, maybe we can’t eliminate censorship (yet...#goals), but we can celebrate Banned Books Week with gusto by reading all of the stories that someone (or someones) tried to silence, destroy, or restrict access to. Here are 50 of the most frequently banned and/or most recently challenged books, along with the "who, why, and how" of literary censorship in America.