These young adult banned books have been challenged for a variety of reasons like sex, drugs, or bad language.
*THIS VOTE IS NOW CLOSED* Censored Summer Reads: Women’s stories
* THIS VOTE IS NOW CLOSED. CLICK HERE TO VOTE ON THIS WEEK’S CAMPAIGN *
Fight censorship and declare your fREADom to read by joining the #BannedBooksWeek censored summer reads campaign. Find out more about Banned Books Week and what we mean by ‘banned’ in our About Us section.
This July and August we’re encouraging everyone to read at least one book that has been censored, challenged or banned and vote on their favourite book. VOTE NOW on this week’s campaign.
We want to hear from YOU
Each week between 18 July and 22 August we will suggest five banned books for you to vote on – or you can send us a suggestion (one entry per person). We will publish the results of the public’s favourite censored summer read ahead of Banned Books Week which takes place 23 – 29 September.
Win a set of banned books
Nominate your favourite banned book to be in with the chance of winning 10 banned books from Vintage Books:
- The Satanic Verses ~ Salman Rushdie
- The Master and the Margarita ~ Mikhail Bulgakov
- Brave New World ~ Aldous Huxley
- Beloved ~ Toni Morrison
- Doctor Zhivago ~ Boris Pasternak
- Persepolis ~ Marjane Satrapi
- Lady Chatterley’s Lover ~ D. H. Lawrence
- The Communist Manifesto ~ Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels
- The Handmaid’s Tale ~ Margaret Atwood
- We ~ Yevgeny Zamyatin
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