They say the pen is mightier than the sword. Never an adage been true. It’s no wonder that many books all throughout human history has been feared by some people and banned. The written word, when used properly, has a devastating effect in that it can affect the human spirit that no other form of art or coercion can.
There have been many books that at one time or another been banned not only because of the controversial nature of the subject but also because the writing itself has become a voice to represent those whose voices have not been heard. Below are some books that have been banned at some point but are, nevertheless (or because of it) have immense literary value [Read more…]