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Top 10 controversial or challenged books of all Times

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Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books of All Times

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  • 1. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time According to the Charleston Gazette, the American Library Association has recorded more than 10,000 book challenges since 1990
  • 2. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 1 . Th e D a Vin ci C o d e b y D a n Bro wn (0307474275) It explains in an unconventional manner, the life of Jesus Christ and how he got married to Mary Magdalene. 80 million copies sold, translated into 44 Languages as of 2009 A film adaptation was released in 2006 by Sonys Columbia Pictures.
  • 3. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 2 The Anarchist Cookbook By William Powell (0974458902) Explains how explosives, basic telecom phreaking devices and other tools and weapons used in wars, are manufactured Protests United States involvement in the Vietnam War In 2007, a 17 year-old British youth was arrested and charged under Terrorism Law In the UK for possessing the book In 2010, Ian Davison and his son were imprisoned under anti-terrorism laws for the same reason
  • 4. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 3 The Satanic Verses By Salman Rushdie (0670825379) Major controversy ensued as conservative Muslims accused it of blasphemy and mocking their faith The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a fatwā on14 February 1989 calling for authors death
  • 5. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time The Chocolate War By Robert Cormier (0141312513) Was in controversy for its Abusive language, the concept of a high school secret society, and various characters sexual ponderings Appears at number 3 on the American Library Associations list of the "Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books in 2000- 2009".
  • 6. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time The Color Purple By Alice Walker (0156028352) Touches extremely volatile topics like sexual abuse, racial abuse and domestic violence. Has been condemned for its seemingly improper language and its depictions of violent events. Placed at number 17 on the American Library Association’s list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books in 2000-2009 Won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction
  • 7. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 6 The Catcher in the Rye By J. D. Salinger (0241950422) For its liberal use of profanity, portrayal of sexuality, general subversive nature, and lots and lots of smoking and drinking It has been translated into almost all of the worlds major languages. Around 250,000 copies are sold each year with total sales of more than 65 million books.
  • 8. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 7 The God Delusion By (0552774294) Openly attacks religion as a delusion Goes through a logical process of destroying the idea of a God of any kind, and advocates the nature of morality. The most inflammatory treatise on atheism to date. It has sold over 2 million copies.
  • 9. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 8 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain (0312446489) Uses coarse languages, and implemented the use of the racially abusive word,“nigger” for black people. Appears frequently on public school banned- book lists throughout the U.S.
  • 10. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 9 Lolita By Vladimir Nabokov (0140264078) The controversy factor: Based on the controversial topic of child molestation Explores the mind of a pedophile named Humbert Humbert It had sold 100,000 copies in the first three weeks.
  • 11. Top 10 Controversial Or Challenged Books Of All Time 10 Brave New World By Aldous Huxley (0099518473) Has been banned and challenged for supposedly being anti-family and anti- religion. It was banned in Ireland because of the language it contained. Accused of plagiarism. In 1980, it was removed from classrooms in Miller, Missouri. Stands at 52nd position in the American Library Association’s list of the 100 most Frequently Challenged Books.
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