List of Government-Banned Books

Here’s a list of books that were banned by various governments throughout history.  See the full list/details here.

All in alphabetical order.

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About a Silence in Literature –  Živorad Stojković
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
All Quiet on the Western Front  – Erich Maria Remarque
American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
An Area of Darkness –  V. S. Naipaul
Angaray – Sajjad Zaheer
The Anarchist Cookbook – William Powell
Animal Farm – George Orwell
Apocalypse Culture – Adam Parfrey
Areopagitica – John Milton
Bad Samaritans – Ha-Joon Chang
The Bible – Jewish and Christian
Big River, Big Sea – Untold Stories of 1949 Lung Ying-tai
Borstal Boy – Brendan Behan
The Boys – Garth Ennis
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
Burger’s Daughter – Nadine Gordimer
Candide – Voltaire
The Canterbury Tales – Geoffrey Chaucer
Castration of the Wind – Prvoslav Vujčić
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
The Country Girls – Edna O’Brien
Curved River Živojin Pavlović
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown
The Dark John McGahern
The Death of Lorca Ian Gibson
The Decameron Giovanni Boccaccio
The Truth About Muhammad Robert Spencer (author)
The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank
Dictionary of Modern Serbo-Croatian Language Miloš Moskovljević
Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak
Droll Stories Honoré de Balzac
The Devil’s Discus Rayne Kruger
El Señor Presidente Miguel Ángel Asturias
Ecstasy and Me Hedy Lamarr
Elmer Gantry Sinclair Lewis
Fanny Hill orMemoirs of a Woman of Pleasure John Cleland
Feast for the Seaweeds Haidar Haidar
The Federal Mafia Irwin Schiff
Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy – E L James
Frankenstein(1818) Mary Shelley
The Fugitive (Perburuan)(1950) Pramoedya Ananta Toer
The First Circle (1968) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Gods Laugh on Mondays(1995) Reza Khoshnazar
The Grapes of Wrath (1939) John Steinbeck
Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India(2011) Joseph Lelyveld
Green Eggs and Ham Dr. Seuss
The Gulag Archipelago(1973) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Heart of India (1958) Alexander Campbell
He Himself(1748) Edward Cangas
How to make disposable silencers(1984) Desert and Eliezer Flores
Howl (1955) Allen Ginsberg
The Hoax of the Twentieth Century Arthur Butz
I Didn’t Do It for You: How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation (2005) Michaela Wrong
Into the River(2012) Ted Dawe
Islam – A Concept of Political World Invasion(2003) R. V. Bhasin
July’s People(1981) Nadine Gordimer
Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence(2009) Jaswant Singh
Jinnah of Pakistan(1982) Stanley Wolpert
Jæger – i krig med eliten(2009) Thomas Rathsack
The Jungle(1906) Upton Sinclair
Persepolis(2000) Marjane Satrapi
The King Never Smiles(2006) Paul M. Handley
Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1928) D. H. Lawrence
Lajja (1993) Taslima Nasrin
Lethal Marriage Nick Pron
Les Moeurs François-Vincent Toussaint
Little Black Sambo (1899) Helen Bannerman
Lolita (1955) Vladimir Nabokov
The Lonely Girl (1962) Edna O’Brien
The Lottery(1948) Shirley Jackson
Love Comes Later (2014) Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar
Lysistrata (411 BC) Aristophanes
Madame Bovary (1856) Gustave Flaubert
The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up (2012) Jacob M. Appel
Mein Kampf(1925) Adolf Hitler
Memoirs of Hecate County(1946) Edmund Wilson
The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption(1650) William Pynchon
A Message to Man and Humanity Aleksandar Cvetković
Mirror of the Polish Crown(1618) Sebastian Miczyński
The Mountain Wreath (1847) Petar II Petrović-Njegoš
My Father’s Daughter(2005) Hannah Pool
My Watch(2005) Olusegun Obasanjo
Naked Lunch(1959) William S. Burroughs
Naree (1992) Humayun Azad
New Class(1957) Milovan Đilas
The Nickel-Plated-Feet Gang During the Occupation Successors of Louis Forton
Nineteen Eighty-Four(1949) George Orwell
Noir Canada(2008) Alain Deneault
Notre ami le roi (1993) Gilles Perrault
Nine Hours To Rama (1962) Stanley Wolpert
The Naked and the Dead(1948) Norman Mailer
On Fierce Wound – Fierce Herb Ratko Zakić
On the Origins and Perpetual Use of the Legislative Powers of the Apostolic Kings of Hungary in Matters Ecclesiastical(1764) Adam F. Kollár
One Day of Life (1980) Manlio Argueta
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich(1962) Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The 120 Days of Sodom(1789) Marquis de Sade
Operation Dark Heart(2010) Army Reserve Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer
The Peaceful Pill Handbook(2007) Philip Nitschkeand Fiona Stewart
Peyton Place(1956) Grace Metalious
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion (1903) Unknown
Përbindëshi(The Monster) (1965) Ismail Kadare
The Quran Muslim
Rangila Rasul(1927) Pt. Chamupati
Rights of Man(1791) Thomas Paine
Rowena Goes Too Far(1931) H. C. Asterley
The Satanic Verses (1988) Salman Rushdie
The Satanic Bible (1969) Anton LaVey
Schindler’s Ark(1982) Thomas Keneally
Scouting for the Reaper(2014) J.M. Appel
Sexual Customs(“Xing Fengsu”) (1989) .
Shivaji – Hindu King in Islamic India (2003) James Laine
Smash and Grab: Annexation of Sikkim (1984) Sunanda Datta-Ray
A Sneaking Suspicion(1995) John Dickson
Snorri the Seal(1941) Frithjof Sælen
Soft Target: How the Indian Intelligence Service Penetrated Canada (1989) Zuhair Kashmeri & Brian McAndrew
Sophie’s Choice (1979) William Styron
A Spoon on Earth Hyeon Gi-yeong
Spycatcher(1985) Peter Wright
Storytellers II Boško Novaković
The Stud(1969) Jackie Collins
Suicide mode d’emploi(1982) Claude Guillon
Thalia Arius (AD 250 or 256 – 336)
The True Furqan (1999) “Al Saffee” and “Al Mahdee”
Thoughts of a Corpse Prvoslav Vujčić
Tropic of Cancer (1934) Henry Miller
Uitgeverij Guggenheimer(1999) Herman Brusselmans
Ulysses (1922) James Joyce
Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) Harriet Beecher Stowe
Understanding Islam through Hadis (1982) Ram Swarup
United States – Vietnam Relations, 1945–1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense(1971) Robert McNamara and the United States Department of Defense
Unarmed Victory (1963) Bertrand Russell
Various works Shen Congwen
Truth for Germany – The Question of Guilt for the Second World War Udo Walendy
The Well of Loneliness(1928) Radclyffe Hall
White Niggers of America(1970) Pierre Vallières
Wild Swans(1993) Jung Chang
The World Is Full of Married Men (1968) Jackie Collins
Year 501: The Conquest Continues(1993) Noam Chomsky

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