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What’s Your Favorite Banned Book?

23 September 2013 by Julie Biando Edwards

This week is Banned Books Week, and initiative of the American Library Association bringing attention to issues of censorship and the freedom to read. All week we’ll be highlighting information about BBW and featuring videos of members of the UM community talking about their favorite banned books. Today’s blog features Mansfield Library employees sharing some of their favorite banned books. What are some of your favorites?

Shelley Ramberg: Assistant ILS Administrator
Howl – Allen Ginsberg
Blankets – Craig Thompson
Thirteen reasons why – Jay Asher
The glass castle – Jeanette Walls

Sarah Weatherby: Reference Technician

As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein
The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
The Harry Potter series – J.K. Rowling
Julie of the Wolves – Jean Craighead George
Leaves of Grass – Walt Whitman
1984 – George Orwell
One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway

 

Karen Jaskar: Assistant Professor, Social Sciences Librarian
Truth and Beauty – Ann Patchett
Olive’s Ocean – Kevin Henkes
Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
Ceremony – Leslie Marmon Silko
The Botany of Desire – Michael Pollan

 

Audra Loyal: Adjunct Librarian
Flowers for AlgernonDaniel Keyes
Sex – Madonna
Lord of the Flies -William Golding
The Handmaid’s Tale – by Margaret Atwood

 

Pat Turnage: Media Acquisitions
Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut

 

Julie Biando Edwards: Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies Librarian & Diversity Coordinator
Charlotte’s Web
– E.B. White
Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein
1984 – George Orwell
Lord of the Flies -William Golding
Flowers for AlgernonDaniel Keyes
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? – Bill  Martin, Jr.

 

Jordan Hess: Web Developer
Flowers for AlgernonDaniel Keyes
Ulysses – James Joyce
As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
Cat’s CradleKurt Vonnegut

 

 

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