You'll Roll Your Eyes When You Realize These Books Were Once Banned

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Banned Books List

You might've read most of these novels in High School but did you know they come with controversy? Be it, race, gender, sexual orientation, or violence, these books were looked down upon and censored. Lucky for us, we still get to read them to this day. No one puts baby in the corner and tells her not to read literary masterpieces! Check out our banned books list.

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1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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2. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

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3. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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4. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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5. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

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6. Ulysses by James Joyce

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7. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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8. 1984 by George Orwell

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9. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

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10. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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11. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

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12. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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13. Animal Farm by George Orwell

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14. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

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15. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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16. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

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