Open/Close Menu Celebrate your right to read

There are HUNDREDS to choose from. Not sure where to start? See our top 50 suggested titles here.

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale – voted favourite banned book of this year’s Censored Summer Reads Campaign.

For the third year running in the UK we are holding events and activities on the topics of Banned Books, Censorship and the Freedom to Read, made possible by the partnership between Index on Censorship, The British Library, English PEN, Free Word and Islington Library and Heritage Services, Media Diversified, The Publishers Association, the Royal Society of Literature and Spread the Word in association with the ALA.

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