Infographic of the Day: America’s Banned Book ‘Most Wanted’ List


The Catcher In the Rye has its obsessive fans, but also the obsessive “phonies” who try to ban it. Also, The Chocolate War, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and other beloved, dark, coming-of-age books teenagers have once been told they must read this right now. Good Magazine has an awesome must-read infographic about the books that were most targeted by authorities for banning in 2009.

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