Throughout history, countless publications have faced censorship and banning in many countries around the world for a variety of reasons, be they religious, political, or just plain ridiculous.
As this week is Banned Books Week, I wanted to take a minute to talk about banned books and celebrate the freedom to read.
Watch the video to find out some of my favourite banned books:
Here's just a few of the banned books I have on my shelves:
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini http://amzn.to/2d69PZW
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde http://amzn.to/2d5LAN1
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway http://amzn.to/2dojCK0
The Diary of Young Girl by Anne Frank http://amzn.to/2d5LK7d
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee http://amzn.to/2cHEq0E
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer http://amzn.to/2d5LCVg
What are some of your favourite banned books? Know of a really ridiculous reason why a book was banned? Share in the comments section below.