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Առանց խմբագրման ամփոփման
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| ''[[Ալիսը Հրաշքների աշխարհում]]'' || [[Լուիս Քերոլի]] || 1865 || Մանկական վեպ || Formerly banned in the province of [[Hunan]], China, beginning in 1931,<ref name="telegraph.co.uk">{{cite web|last=Capon |first=Felicity |url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/9900733/Top-20-books-they-tried-to-ban.html |title=Top 20 books they tried to ban |publisher=Telegraph |date=2014-10-20 |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref> for its portrayal of [[anthropomorphism|anthropomorphized]] animals acting on the same level of complexity as human beings. The censor General Ho Chien believed that attributing human language to animals was an insult to humans. He feared that the book would teach children to regard humans and animals on the same level, which would be "disastrous".<ref>{{cite news
|title=Topics of the Times|work=[[The New York Times]]|date=May 5, 1931|page=26|issn=0362-4331}}</ref>
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| ''[[Սքանչելի նոր աշխարհ]]'' || [[Օլդոս Հաքսլի]] || 1932|| Հակաուտոպիստական վեպ || Հաքսլին իր ստեղծագործությունը համարում էր ապագայի մասին գրված գիրք: Բայց դա ապագա էր 1932 թվականի համար: Օլդոս Հաքսլիի հակաուտոպիստական վեպի վրա առաջինը արգելք դրեց Իռլանդիան: Պատճառը երեխաների ծննդի անբնական մեթոդն էր:
| ''[[ Համար 5 սպանդանոցը]]'' || [[Կուրտ Վոննեգուտ]] || 1969|| Վեպ|| ԱՄՆ-ում գիրքը արգելվել է պատճառաբանությամբ, որ մռայլ պատկերները կարող են ազդել երեխաների հոգեբանության վրա: «Համար 5 սպանդանոց»-ը մինչև այսօր այն 100 ստեղծագործությունների մեջ է, որոնք ամերիկյան գրադարանավարների ասոցիացիան թույլ չի տալիս տրամադրել հանրությանը:
Գրքի հերոսը` Բիլի Պիլիգրիմը, հեղինակի ալտեր էգոն է: 2-րդ համաշխարհային պատերազմի ժամանակ Արդենների ճակատամարտի ընթացքում ապակողմնորոշվում է և հայտնվում գերմանական գերության մեջ: Նրան պահում են Դրեզդենի հին` 5-րդ սպանդանոցում: Քաղաքի հրետակոծման ժամանակ Բիլին, բախտակից ընկերներն ու պահակները թաքնվում են սպանդանոցի խորը նկուղում, որտեղ գրքի հերոսն ականատես է լինում իր իսկ մահվանը:
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| ''Angaray''{{refn|Also transliterated as ''Angaaray'', ''Angarey'', ''Angaarey'', ''Angare'', or ''Anghare''. See {{cite web|url=http://www.sangatreview.org/angaarey/ |title=Angaarey |website=Sangat Review of South Asian Literature |date=25 November 2014 |access-date=22 May 2017}} and {{cite web|url=http://www.open.ac.uk/researchprojects/makingbritain/content/progressive-writers-association |title=Progressive Writers' Association |website=Making Britain |access-date=22 May 2017}}}} || [[Sajjad Zaheer]], [[Ahmed Ali (writer)|Ahmed Ali]], [[Rashid Jahan]], and Mahmud-uz-Zafar || 1932 || Progressive short stories || Banned in India in 1936 by the British government.<ref>[http://www.chowk.com/articles/10111 Sajjad Zahir: The Voice of the Common Man] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20100216143947/http://chowk.com/articles/10111 |date=February 16, 2010 }}. Chowk (December 27, 2005). Retrieved on 2010-05-09.</ref>
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| ''[[Animal Farm]]'' || [[George Orwell]] || 1945 || Political novella || Completed in 1943, Orwell found that no publisher would print the book, due to its criticism of the [[Soviet Union|USSR]], an important [[Allies of World War II|ally of Britain in the War]].<ref name=orwellpress>George Orwell, [http://www.orwell.ru/library/novels/Animal_Farm/english/efp_go The Freedom of the Press]</ref> Once published, the book was banned in the USSR and other communist countries.<ref name=ichr>Irish Centre for Human Rights, [http://www.nuigalway.ie/human_rights/documents/banned_and_censored_books.docx Banned and Censored Books] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20131006010641/http://www.nuigalway.ie/human_rights/documents/banned_and_censored_books.docx |date=October 6, 2013 }}</ref> In 2002, the novel was banned in the schools of the United Arab Emirates, because it contained text or images that goes against [[Islamic]] values, most notably the occurrence of an anthropomorphic, talking pig.<ref name="karolides">Karolides</ref> The book is still banned in North Korea, and censored in Vietnam.
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| [[Կերպարանափոխություն (Ֆրանց Կաֆկա)|Կերպարանափոխություն]] || [[Ֆրանց Կաֆկա]] || 1915|| Նովել|| Կաֆկայի «Կերպարանափոխություն»-ը հնարավոր չէր գտնել ֆաշիստական Գերմանիայի և Խորհրդային միության գրադարաններում գաղափարական նկատառումով: Կաֆկայի վեպի վրա արգելքի պիտակ էր դրել նաև Չեխոսլովակիան, քանի որ Կաֆկան հրաժարվում էր գրել չեխերեն` նախընտրելով գերմաներենը:
| [[Անասնաֆերմա]] || [[Ջորջ Օրուել]] || 1945 ||Հակաուտոպիական վեպ|| Քաղաքական սատիրայի և հակաուտոպիական ժանրերի վիպակ է, որի հիմքը 1917 թվականի Բոլշևիկյան հեղափոխությունն է և դրան հաջորդած ստալինիզմը։ Անասնաֆերմա վեպը քսաներորդ դարի «հակաուտոպիայի» հանրահայտ նմուշներից է, ուր հեղինակ քննարկում է տոտալ ռեժիմների պայմաններում անհատականության ոչնչացման գործընթացը: Հետագայում ԽՍՀՄ-ն արգելեց տպագրել այս գիրքը<ref name=orwellpress>George Orwell, [http://www.orwell.ru/library/novels/Animal_Farm/english/efp_go The Freedom of the Press]</ref>։ 2002 թվականին վեպը արգելվել է [[Միացյալ Արաբական Էմիրություններ]]ի դպրոցներում, քանի որ այն հակասում է իսլամական արժեքներին<ref name="karolides">Karolides</ref>: Գիրքը դեռեւս արգելված է [[Հյուսիսային Կորեա]]յում և [[Վիետնամ]]ում:
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| [[Տիկին Բովարի]] || [[Գյուստավ Ֆլոբեր]] || 1856||Նովել|| Վեպում առկա են գրական նատուրալիզմի առանձնահատկությունները։ եպի գլխավոր հերոսուհին՝ Էմմա Բովարին, բժշկի կին է, որն արտաամուսնական կապեր է հաստատում՝ հույս ունենալով ազատվել գավառական կյանքի դատարկությունից։ Թեև վեպի սյուժեն բավական պարզ է, անգամ բավական ժամանակակից, վեպի իրական արժեքը սյուժեի մանրուքների և մատուցման ձևի մեջ է։ Որպես գրող՝ Ֆլոբերը ցանկանում է ամեն գործ հասցնել կատարելության՝ ձգտելով ճիշտ մատուցել բառերը։ Վեպի հրապարակումից հետո հեղինակին (ինչպես նաև վեպի 2 հրատարակիչներին) մեղադրեցին բարոյական նորմերն արհամարհելու մեջ և անգամ դատական գործ հարուցեցին հեղինակի և ամսագրի խմբագրի դեմ։ 1559 թվականին գիրքը մտցվեց արգելված գրքերի ինդեքսում, արդյունքում տարածվեց խոշոր կրճատումներով։
| ''[[The Dark (McGahern novel)|The Dark]]'' || [[John McGahern]] || 1965||Novel || Banned in Ireland for obscenity.<ref>{{cite news | last = Wroe | first = Nicholas | title = Ireland's rural elegist | work = The Guardian | date = January 5, 2002 | url = https://www.theguardian.com/books/2002/jan/05/fiction.books | accessdate = 2012-07-01 | location=London}}</ref>
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| ''The Death of Lorca'' || [[Ian Gibson (author)|Ian Gibson]] || 1971||Biography || Banned briefly in Spain.<ref>[http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=620741890&searchurl=nsa%3D1%26isbn%3D0140064737 Assassination of Federico Garcia Lorca: Gibson, Ian – AbeBooks – 9780140064735: Courtyard Books BA]. AbeBooks. Retrieved on 2010-05-09.</ref>
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| ''[[The Decameron]]''|| [[Giovanni Boccaccio]] || 1353 ||Story collection || Banned from US mail under the Federal Anti-Obscenity Act (Comstock Law) of 1873, which banned the sending or receiving of works containing "obscene," "filthy," or "inappropriate" material.<ref name=b2/> Banned in Australia from 1927 to 1936 and from 1938 to 1973.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://blog.naa.gov.au/banned/books/decameron/ |title=Decameron |publisher=National Archives of Australia |access-date=22 May 2017}}</ref>
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|''[[The Devil's Discus]]'' || Rayne Kruger ||1964|| Non-fiction || Banned in Thailand in 2006.<ref>{{cite journal|journal=Royal Gazette|volume=123|issue=Special<!--พิเศษ--> 23 ง|page=31|script-title=th:คำสั่งเจ้าพนักงานการพิมพ์ ที่ ๓/๒๕๔๙ เรื่อง ห้ามการขาย หรือจ่ายแจกและให้ยึดสิ่งพิมพ์|url=http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2549/E/073/31.PDF|date=June 27, 2006|language=Thai}}</ref>{{Elucidate|date=November 2016}}
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| ''Dictionary of Modern Serbo-Croatian Language''<!-- Rečnik savremenog srpskohrvatskog jezika --> || Miloš Moskovljević || ||Dictionary || Banned in [[Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia]] by court order in 1966, at request of Mirko Tepavac, because "some definitions can cause disturbance among citizens".<ref name="Krivicna estetika 33"/>
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| ''[[Doctor Zhivago (novel)|Doctor Zhivago]]'' || [[Boris Pasternak]] || 1955-1988 || Novel || Banned in the [[Soviet Union]] until 1988 for criticizing life in Russia after the Russian Revolution. When its author, [[Boris Pasternak]], won the [[Nobel Prize for Literature]] in 1958 he was forced to reject it under government pressure.<ref name="telegraph.co.uk"/>
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| ''Droll Stories'' || [[Honoré de Balzac]] ||1837|| Short stories || Banned for [[obscenity]] in Canada in 1914, Ireland in 1953, and Australia from 1901 to 1923 and 1928 to c.1973.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://blog.naa.gov.au/banned/books/droll-stories/ |title=Droll Stories |website=National Archives of Australia |access-date=23 May 2017}}</ref> The ban was lifted in Ireland in 1967.<ref>[http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/2004/200404/20040419.html CBC's ''The Current''] the whole show blow by blow.</ref><ref name="sovasexual"/>
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| ''[[Ecstasy and Me]]'' || [[Hedy Lamarr]] ||1966|| Autobiography || Banned in Australia from 1967 until 1973.<ref name="unimelb1"/>
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| ''[[Elmer Gantry]]'' || [[Sinclair Lewis]] ||1927||Novel || Banned in Boston, Massachusetts, Kansas City, Missouri, Camden, New Jersey and other US cities, this novel by Sinclair deals with fanatical religiosity and hypocrisy in the United States during the 1920s by presenting a skeevy preacher (the Reverend Dr. Elmer Gantry) as a protagonist who prefers easy money, booze, and "enticing young girls" over saving souls, all while converting a traveling tent revival crusade into a profitable and permanent evangelical church and radio empire for his employers. ''Elmer Gantry'' also widely denounced from pulpits across the United States at the time of its initial publication.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.bu.edu/library/guide/boston/banned/ |title="Banned in Boston": selected sources. |publisher=Boston University Libraries |accessdate=April 9, 2015 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20150424025925/http://www.bu.edu/library/guide/boston/banned/ |archivedate=April 24, 2015 |df= }}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation/the-censorship-crusade-a-story-for-banned-books-week |title=The Censorship Crusade: A Story For Banned Books Week |publisher=Americans United for Separation of Church and State |last=Boston |first=Rob |date=September 22, 2014 |accessdate=April 9, 2015}}</ref>
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| ''[[Fanny Hill]]'' or ''Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure'' || [[John Cleland]] ||1748|| Novel || Banned in the US in 1821 for obscenity, then again in 1963. This was the last book ever banned by the US government.<ref name="isbn0-8352-1078-2" /> See also ''[[Memoirs v. Massachusetts]]''. Note that other books have been banned since by court orders.
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| ''Feast for the Seaweeds'' <!-- Walimah li A'ashab al-Bahr --> || [[Haidar Haidar]] || 1983||Novel || Banned in Egypt and several other Arab states, and even resulted in a belated angry reaction from the clerics of Al-Azhar University upon reprinting in Egypt in the year 2000. The clerics issued a [[fatwa]] banning the novel, and accused Haidar of heresy and offending Islam. [[Al-Azhar University]] students staged huge protests against the novel, that eventually led to its confiscation.<ref>[http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2001/519/cu7.htm Al-Ahram Weekly | Culture|Off the shelf – and then where?] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20090911194343/http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2001/519/cu7.htm |date=September 11, 2009 }}. Weekly.ahram.org.eg (February 7, 2001). Retrieved on 2010-05-09.</ref><ref>{{cite news |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/1135908.stm |work=BBC News |title=Book fair opens amid controversy |date=January 25, 2001 |accessdate=March 27, 2010}}</ref><ref>{{cite news| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/746766.stm |work=BBC News |title=Cairo book protesters released |date=May 12, 2000 |accessdate=March 27, 2010}}</ref>
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| ''[[Irwin Schiff#Case regarding The Federal Mafia|The Federal Mafia]]'' || [[Irwin Schiff]] || 1992||Non-fiction || An injunction was issued by a US District Court in Nevada under {{usc|26|7408}} against Irwin Schiff and associates Cynthia Neun and Lawrence Cohen, against the sale of this book by those persons as the court found that the information it contains is fraudulent<ref name="autogenerated2007">See also footnote 1, ''United States v. Schiff'', 2008-1 U.S. Tax Cas. (CCH) paragr. 50,111 (9th Cir. 2007), citing ''United States v. Schiff'', 379 F.3d 621, 630 (9th Cir. 2004), regarding the Court's finding that the book ''The Federal Mafia: How the Government Illegally Imposes and Unlawfully Collects Income Taxes'' constituted "fraudulent commercial speech."</ref>
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| ''[[Fifty Shades (novel series)|Fifty Shades Trilogy]]'' ||[[E L James]] || 2011-12 ||Novel||The entire trilogy was banned in [[Malaysia]] from 2015 for containing "sadistic" material and "threat to morality".<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/after-movie-ban-ministry-now-says-fifty-shades-books-illegal |work=The Malaysian Insider |title=After movie ban, ministry declares 'Fifty Shades' books illegal |date=March 16, 2015 |accessdate=March 16, 2015 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20150321003552/http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/after-movie-ban-ministry-now-says-fifty-shades-books-illegal |archivedate=March 21, 2015 |df= }}</ref>
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| ''[[Forever Amber]]'' (1944) ||[[Kathleen Winsor]] || 1944 ||Novel || Banned in fourteen states in the US, and by Australia in 1945 as "a collection of bawdiness, amounting to sex obsession."<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/kathleen-winsor-36575.html |title=Kathleen Winsor Author of the racy bestseller 'Forever Amber' |publisher=''The Independent'' |date=28 May 2003 |access-date=21 May 2017 |last=Guttridge |first=Peter}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://blog.naa.gov.au/banned/2013/11/07/forever-amber/ |title=Forever Amber |publisher=National Archives of Australia |date=7 November 2013 |access-date=21 May 2017}}</ref>
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| ''[[Frankenstein]]'' (1818) ||[[Mary Shelley]] || 1818|| Novel || Banned in apartheid South Africa in 1955 for containing "obscene" or "indecent" material.<ref name=b2/>
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| ''The Fugitive (Perburuan)'' (1950) || [[Pramoedya Ananta Toer]] || 1950||Novel || Banned in Indonesia in 1950, for containing "subversive" material, including an attempt to promote Marxist–Leninist thought and other Communist theories. As of 2006, the ban is still in effect.<ref name="karolides"/>
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| ''[[The First Circle]]'' (1968) ||[[Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn]] || 1968|| Novel || After [[Nikita Khrushchev]] was removed from power in 1964, all current and future works by [[Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn]] were banned in the Soviet Union. This work details the lives of scientists forced to work in a Stalinist research center.<ref>"Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn." <u>The Columbia Encyclopedia</u>. 6th ed. 2011.</ref>
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| ''[[The Gods Laugh on Mondays]] '' (1995)|| [[Reza Khoshnazar]] || 1995|| Novel || Was banned in Iran after men torched its publication house.<ref>Newsweek, ''Banned and Burned in Tehran'', October 1995, page 38.</ref>
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| ''[[The Grapes of Wrath]]'' (1939) || [[John Steinbeck]] || 1939|| Novel || Was temporarily banned in many places in the US. In the state of California in which it was partially set, it was banned for its alleged unflattering portrayal of area residents.<ref>Karolides et al., pp. 57–71</ref>
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| ''[[Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India]]'' (2011) || [[Joseph Lelyveld]] || 2011|| Biography ||Currently banned in Gujarat, a state in western India, for suggesting that Mahatma Gandhi had a homosexual relationship. Gujarat's state assembly voted unanimously in favour of the ban in April 2011.<ref>{{cite news| url=https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/mar/30/gujarat-bans-gandhi-book-gay-claims | location=London | work=The Guardian | title=Indian state bans Gandhi book after reviews hint at gay relationship | date=March 30, 2011}}</ref>
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|''[[Green Eggs and Ham]]''
|[[Dr. Seuss]]||1960 || Novel|| In 1965, the children's novel was temporarily banned in the People's Republic of China for its portrayal of early Marxism. The ban was lifted in 1991, following Seuss' death.<ref>{{cite web|title = Banned Books Week: Green Eggs and Ham|url = http://www.nypl.org/blog/2013/09/24/banned-books-week-green-eggs-and-ham|website = www.nypl.org|accessdate = 2015-09-10}}</ref>
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| ''[[The Gulag Archipelago]]'' (1973)|| [[Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn]] || 1973|| Fiction || [[Censorship in the Soviet Union#Soviet censorship of literature|Banned in the Soviet Union]] because it went against the image the [[Soviet Government]] tried to project of itself and its policies.<ref>Karolides et al., pp. 71–78</ref> However, it has been available in the former [[Soviet Union]] since at least the 1980s. In 2009, the [[Education Ministry of Russia]] added ''The Gulag Archipelago'' to the curriculum for high-school students.<ref>{{Cite news
| last = Associated Press | title = Russia makes Gulag history | newspaper = [[The Boston Globe]] | location = Massachusetts
| date = September 10, 2009 | url = http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/articles/2009/09/10/russia_makes_gulag_history_required_reading/
| accessdate = November 14, 2009}}</ref>
|-
|'' Happy New Year '' (1975) || [[Rubem Fonseca]] || 1975|| Fiction ||Banned in Brazil by the censorship during the military regime.<ref>{{cite book|last1=Smith|first1=ed. Verity|title=Concise encyclopedia of Latin American literature|date=2000|publisher=Dearborn|location=London [u.a.]|isbn=978-1-579-58252-4|page=88}}</ref>
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| ''The Heart of India '' (1958) || Alexander Campbell || 1958|| Fiction || Banned by the Indian government in 1959 on grounds of being "repulsive".<ref name="thehindu1"/>
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| ''He Himself'' (1748)|| Edward Cangas || 1748|| Autobiography || Banned in the Philippines in 1821 for obscenity, then again in 1963. This was the last book ever banned in Batasan Hills Quezon City<ref name="isbn0-8352-1078-2" /> See also [[The Man Who Rode a Shark]].
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| ''How to make disposable silencers'' (1984)|| Desert and Eliezer Flores || 1984|| Instructional || An example of a class of books banned in Australia that "promote, incite or instruct in matters of crime or violence".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.oflc.gov.au/www/cob/find.nsf/d853f429dd038ae1ca25759b0003557c/507ee7fcca76c71fca257671007b1e78!OpenDocument |accessdate=December 19, 2009 }}{{dead link|date=June 2016|bot=medic}}{{cbignore|bot=medic}}</ref><ref name="oflc.gov.au">[https://web.archive.org/web/20091122231022/http://www.oflc.gov.au/www/cob/rwpattach.nsf/VAP/%28084A3429FD57AC0744737F8EA134BACB%29~989%2B-%2BDecision%2B7%2BFebruary%2B2007%2B-%2BThe%2BPeaceful%2BPill%2BHandbook.pdf/%24file/989%2B-%2BDecision%2B7%2BFebruary%2B2007%2B-%2BThe%2BPeaceful%2BPill%2BHandbook.pdf Classification Review Board]. Review meeting: February 7, 2007; Decision meeting: February 24, 2007. Australian Government</ref>
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| ''[[Howl]]'' (1955)|| [[Allen Ginsberg]] || 1955|| Poem || Copies of the first edition seized by San Francisco Customs for obscenity in March 1957; after trial, obscenity charges were dismissed.<ref>{{cite book | last = Morgan | first = Bill |author2=Nancy Joyce Peters | title = Howl on trial: the battle for free expression | publisher = City Lights Books | year = 2006 | location = San Francisco | pages = 2–3
| url = https://books.google.com/books?id=NXBfQdfp4CIC&pg=PA2#v=onepage&q=&f=false | isbn = 978-0-87286-479-5}}</ref>
|-
| ''[[The Hoax of the Twentieth Century]]''|| [[Arthur Butz]] || || Non-fiction || Classified as "hate literature" in Canada with the [[Royal Canadian Mounted Police]] destroying copies as recently as 1995.<ref name="Freedom to Read">{{cite news|url=http://www.freedomtoread.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Challenged-Books-and-Magazines-January-2013.pdf|title=Challenged Books and Magazines List |work=Freedom to Read |date=January 2013 |accessdate=January 8, 2016 }}</ref>
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| ''I Didn't Do It for You: How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation'' (2005)|| [[Michela Wrong]] || 2005|| History || Banned in Eritrea in 2014 for its criticism of President [[Isaias Afewerki]]<ref name="shabait.com">{{cite web |url=http://www.shabait.com/ |title=Eritrean Ministry of Information, Eritrean News and Facts |date=2015 |accessdate=April 9, 2015}}</ref>{{failed verification|date=April 2015}}
|-
|''[[Into the River]]'' (2012)
| Ted Dawe
| 2012|| Novel
| Banned in [[New Zealand]] in 2015; subsequently unrestricted in the same year.<ref>{{cite news|last1=Groves|first1=Nancy|title=Ban lifted on New Zealand young adult novel into the River|url=https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/14/ban-lifted-on-new-zealand-young-adult-novel-into-the-river?CMP=soc_567|accessdate=October 15, 2015|work=The Guardian|date=October 14, 2015}}</ref>
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| ''Islam – A Concept of Political World Invasion'' (2003)|| R. V. Bhasin || 2003|| Political ideology || Banned in Maharashtra, India in 2007, after its publishing on grounds that it promotes communal disharmony between Hindus and Muslims.<ref>[https://archive.is/20120802092647/http://www.hindujagruti.org/news/article/anti-hindus-misc/attacks/book-on-islam-banned-author-s-house-raided-in-mumbai.html Book on Islam banned, author's house raided in Mumbai – Attacks | hindujagruti.org]. Google.com. Retrieved on 2010-05-09.</ref><ref>[http://bombayhighcourt.nic.in/data/judgements/2010/CRAPPLN142107.pdf CRIMINAL APPLICATION NO.1421 OF 2007] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20130430210808/http://bombayhighcourt.nic.in/data/judgements/2010/CRAPPLN142107.pdf |date=April 30, 2013 }}. The High Court of Judicature at Bombay</ref>
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| ''[[July's People]]'' (1981) || [[Nadine Gordimer]]|| 1981|| Novel||Banned during the Apartheid-era in South Africa.<ref>{{cite web
| title = Nadine Gordimer
| publisher = South African History Online
| url =http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/people/bios/gordimer-n.htm
| accessdate = November 16, 2009}}</ref> ''July's People'' is now included in the South African school curriculum.<ref>{{cite web
|last=South African Government Online
|title=Asmal comments on Gauteng matriculation set works
|work=Speeches and Statements
|publisher=Ministry of Education
|date=April 19, 2001
|url=http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2001/010420945a1006.htm
|accessdate=November 16, 2009
|deadurl=yes
|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20110629042708/http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2001/010420945a1006.htm
|archivedate=June 29, 2011
|df=
}}</ref>
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| ''[[Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence]]'' (2009)|| [[Jaswant Singh]] || 2009|| Biography || Temporarily banned in [[Gujarat]], India in August 2009.<ref name="BBC">{{cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8211038.stm|title=India state bans book on Jinnah |date=August 20, 2009|publisher=BBC|accessdate=2009-08-20}}</ref> The ban was overturned by the [[Gujarat High Court]] in December 2009.<ref>[http://www.ndtv.com/news/india/jaswants_book_reaches_stores_in_gujarat_after_court_order.php Jaswant's book reaches stores in Gujarat after court order]. Ndtv.com. Retrieved on 2010-05-09.</ref>
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| ''[[Jinnah of Pakistan]]'' (1982) || [[Stanley Wolpert]] || 1982|| Biography || Banned in Pakistan for recounting [[Jinnah]]'s taste for wine and pork.<ref name="Wolpert's Jinnah">{{cite news|url=http://pakistaniat.com/2007/09/11/wolperts-jinnah/ |date=September 11, 2007 |publisher=Pakistaniat|accessdate=2009-08-22|title=Wolpert's Jinnah}}</ref>
|-
| ''[[Jæger – i krig med eliten]]'' (2009) || [[Thomas Rathsack]] || 2009|| Autobiography || The [[Danish military]] tried to ban the book September 2009 for national security reasons; a court rejected the ban as the book was already leaked in the press and on the Internet.<ref name="Special forces soldier's book causes storm in Denmark">{{cite news|url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/6221728/Special-forces-soldiers-book-causes-storm-in-Denmark.html | title=Special forces soldier's book causes storm in Denmark| date=September 23, 2009
|publisher=Telegraph.co.uk|accessdate=2009-09-24 | location=London | first=Nick | last=Collins}}</ref>
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| ''[[The Jungle]]'' (1906) || [[Upton Sinclair]] || 1906|| Novel || In 1956, it was [[banned in East Germany]] for its incompatibility with Communism.<ref name=b1>[http://www.banned-books.org.uk/sections/incendiary Banned Books 2011] {{webarchive |url=https://web.archive.org/web/20111103054115/http://www.banned-books.org.uk/sections/incendiary |date=November 3, 2011 }}. banned-books.org.uk</ref>
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| ''[[The King Never Smiles]]'' (2006)|| Paul M. Handley || 2006|| Biography || [[Banned in Thailand]] for its criticism of King [[Bhumibol Adulyadej]].<ref>Warrick-Alexander, James (February 6, 2006). Thailand Bars Univ. Website. Yale Daily News.</ref>
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| ''[[Lady Chatterley's Lover]]'' (1928)|| [[D. H. Lawrence]] || 1928|| Novel || Temporarily banned in the United States and the United Kingdom for violation of obscenity laws; both bans were lifted in 1959 and 1960, respectively.<ref name="sovasexual">{{cite book
| last = Sova
| first = Dawn B.
| title = Banned Books : Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds
| publisher = [[Facts on File]]
| date = c. 2006
| location = New York, NY
| isbn = 0-8160-6272-2}}</ref>
Banned in Australia from 1929 to 1965.<ref name="unimelb1"/><ref name="isbn0-06-097061-8">{{cite book |author1=Cleland, John |author2=Rembar, Charles |author3=Miller, Henry |title=The End of Obscenity: The Trials of Lady Chatterley, Tropic of Cancer and Fanny Hill |publisher=Harper & Row |location=San Francisco |year=1986 |page=528 |isbn=0-06-097061-8}}</ref>
 
Chinese translation by Rao Shu-yi denied open publication by China's Central Bureau in 1936, and it ordered booksellers to stop advertising and selling the novel.<ref name="&quot;Lady Chatterly's Lover&quot; in Chinese">{{cite web|url=http://www.thefileroom.org/documents/dyn/DisplayCase.cfm/id/100 |title=Publishing in China in the Post-Mao Era |author=Yi Chin |location=Berkeley, California, USA |date=June 1992|publisher=Asian Survey|accessdate=September 30, 2015 }}</ref>
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| ''[[Lajja]]'' (1993) || [[Taslima Nasrin]] || 1993|| Novel || Banned in [[Bangladesh]],<ref>[https://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9904E1D9143AF93BA35755C0A962958260 Bangladesh Seeks Writer, Charging She Insults Islam] ''[[New York Times]]'', June 8, 1994.</ref><ref>[https://www.nytimes.com/books/97/05/11/reviews/30906.html Book Review] ''[[New York Times]]'', August 28, 1994.</ref> and a few states of India.
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| ''Lethal Marriage''|| Nick Pron || || True crime || Written by a newspaper reporter about the [[Paul Bernardo]] and [[Karla Homolka]] case, this book allegedly contains inaccuracies, additionally, complaints were received by the [[St. Catharines]] library board from the mother of a victim that led to the book being removed from all public library branches in the city.<ref name="Freedom to Read"/> As recently as 1999 this book was still unavailable to public library patrons in St. Catherines.<ref name="Freedom to Read"/>
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| ''Les Moeurs''|| [[François-Vincent Toussaint]] || || Book || Officially banned in France in 1748.<ref>{{cite book|last1=Lyons|first1=Martyn|title=Books : a living history|date=2011|publisher=J. Paul Getty Museum|location=Los Angeles|isbn=978-1-60606-083-4|page=103}}</ref>
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| ''[[The Story of Little Black Sambo|Little Black Sambo]]'' (1899)|| [[Helen Bannerman]] || 1899|| Children's story || Banned in Japan (1988–2005) to quell "political threats to boycott Japanese cultural exports", although the pictures were not those of the original version.<ref name="sambo">{{cite web
|url=http://www.sanftleben.com/Banned%20Books/collection7.html
|title=Banned Books |date=n.d. |accessdate=2008-09-06}}</ref>
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| ''[[Lolita]]'' (1955) || [[Vladimir Nabokov]] || 1955|| Novel || French officials banned it for being "obscene," as did the United Kingdom, Argentina, New Zealand (uncensored 1964), and South Africa.<ref>{{cite news| url=http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1842832_1842838_1845288,00.html | work=Time | title=Banned Books | date=September 29, 2008 | accessdate=May 8, 2010}}</ref>
 
Banned in Canada in 1958, though the ban was later lifted.<ref name='Lolita in BC'>{{cite web|url=http://www.bcla.bc.ca/ifc/Censorship%20BC/1950.html |title=Censorship in British Columbia: A History. 1950–1959 |author=British Columbia Library Association Intellectual Freedom Committee |location=Vancouver, BC, Canada |date=October 9, 2009|publisher=British Columbia Library Association|accessdate=November 10, 2011 }}</ref>
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| ''[[Girl with Green Eyes|The Lonely Girl]]'' (1962) || [[Edna O'Brien]] || 1962|| Novel || Banned in Ireland in 1962 after Archbishop [[John Charles McQuaid]] complained personally to Justice Minister [[Charles Haughey]] that it "was particularly bad".<ref name=dwyerexaminer/>
|-
|''Lord Horror'' (1990)
|[[David Britton]]
|1990
|Novel
|Banned in England in 1991 where it was found obscene, and is currently the last book to be banned in the UK. The judge ordered the remaining print run to be destroyed. The ban was lifted at the Appeal Courts in July 1992 but the book remains out of print.
|-
| ''[[The Lottery]]'' (1948) || [[Shirley Jackson]] || 1948|| Short story || Banned in South Africa during [[Apartheid]].<ref>Hyman, Stanley Edgar. "Introduction," ''Just an Ordinary Day''. Bantam, 1995.</ref>
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| ''Love Comes Later'' (2014) || Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar || 2014|| Novel || Banned in Qatar.<ref>Kapsidelis, Karin. "VCU professor's novel banned in Qatar," ''Richmond Times-Dispatch'', March 14, 2014.</ref>
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| ''[[Lysistrata]]'' (411 BC) || [[Aristophanes]] || || Play || Banned in 1967 in Greece because of its anti-war message.<ref name=b2/>
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| ''[[Madame Bovary]]'' (1856) || [[Gustave Flaubert]] || 1856|| Novel || After appearing as a successful serial in the Revue de Paris Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary goes on trial in France on January 30, 1857, for "offenses against public morals", but did not succeed in court.
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| ''[[The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up]]'' (2012)|| [[Jacob M. Appel]] || 2012|| Novel || Banned in Qatar in 2014 for its depiction of Islam.<ref>Allen, J. ''Comic Novel Banned'', Gulf News February 12, 2014</ref>
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| [[Mask of Sanity (novel)|''The Mask of Sanity'']] (2017)|| Jacob M. Appel || 2017|| Novel || Banned preemptively in Malaysia for blasphemy.<ref>26 January 2017, Sinar online, http://www.sinarharian.com.my/</ref>
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| ''[[Mein Kampf]]'' (1925)|| [[Adolf Hitler]] || 1925|| Political manifesto || Banned in some European nations and the Russian Federation as extremist.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20110615003622/http://www.minjust.ru/ru/activity/nko/fedspisok/ Федеральный список экстремистских материалов]. (Federal list of extremist materials), item 604. (in Russian). minjust.ru</ref>
 
Banned in [[Guatemala]] during the regime of [[Jorge Ubico]].<ref>Gunther, John. ''Inside Latin America'' (1941), p. 124</ref>
 
In Germany, the copyright of the book was held by the Federal Government of the Free State of Bavaria, and Bavarian authorities prevented any reprinting from 1945 onward. This did not affect existing copies, which were available as vintage books. In 2016, following the expiration of the copyright, ''Mein Kampf'' was republished in Germany for the first time since 1945 as a commented edition by the [[Institut für Zeitgeschichte]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.bpb.de/politik/extremismus/rechtsextremismus/216305/helfen-gesetze-gegen-mein-kampf |title=Helfen Gesetze gegen "Mein Kampf"? &#124; bpb |language=de|publisher=Bpb.de |date=2015-12-14 |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref>
 
In Austria, the [[Verbotsgesetz 1947]] prohibits the printing of the book. It is illegal to own{{citation needed|reason=I could not infer from the source cited that owning the book (privately) is prohibited, only that encouraging others to read it or to commit crimes based on the text of the book is prohibited, see §3d. Are there any law experts who can help with this citation?|date=September 2015}} or distribute existing copies.<ref name="Verbotsgesetz 1947">{{cite web |url=http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetzesnummer=10000207 |title=Bundesrecht konsolidiert: Gesamte Rechtsvorschrift für Verbotsgesetz 1947, Fassung vom 20.09.2015 |publisher=Bundeskanzleramt [Office of the Chancellor of Austria] |date=2015 |access-date=September 20, 2015 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20150920140718/http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetzesnummer=10000207 |archive-date=September 20, 2015}}</ref> Following the general prohibition of advocating the Nazi Party or its aims in § 3 and of re-founding Nazi organizations in § 1, § 3 d. of the Verbotsgesetz states: "Whoever publicly or before several people, through printed works or disseminated texts or illustrations requests, encourages or seeks to induce others to commit any of the acts prohibited under § 1 or § 3, especially if for this purpose he gloryfies (''sic'') or advertises the aims of the Nazi Party, its institutions or its actions, provided that it does not constitute a more serious criminal offense, will be punished with imprisonment from five to ten years, or up to twenty years if the offender or his actions are especially dangerous."<ref name="Verbotsgesetz 1947" />
 
In Poland it was banned until 1992.<ref name="telegraph.co.uk"/>
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| ''[[Memoirs of Hecate County]]'' (1946)|| [[Edmund Wilson]] || 1946|| Novel || Banned in the United States until 1959.
|-
| ''The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption'' (1650)|| [[William Pynchon]] || 1650|| Religious critique || The first book banned in the [[New World]]. Pynchon, a prominent leader of the [[Massachusetts Bay Colony]] who, in 1636, founded the City of [[Springfield, Massachusetts]], wrote this explicit critique of [[Puritanism]], published in London in 1650. That year, several copies made their way back to the New World. Pynchon, who resided in Springfield, was unaware that his book suffered the New World's first book burning, on the [[Boston Common]]. Accused of [[heresy]] by the [[Massachusetts General Court]], Pynchon quietly transferred ownership of the [[Connecticut River Valley]]'s largest land-holdings to his son, and then suffered indignities as he left the New World for England. It was the first work [[banned in Boston]].<ref>[http://www.onlinesociologydegree.net/resources/banned-books/ Banned Books | Online Sociology Degree News and Information]. Onlinesociologydegree.net. Retrieved on 2012-01-21.</ref>
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| ''A Message to Man and Humanity''<!-- Poruka čoveku i čovečanstvu --> || Aleksandar Cvetković || || || Banned in [[Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia]] by court order in 1967 for "false and wicked claims, and enemy propaganda that supports pro-Chinese politics".<ref name="Krivicna estetika 33"/>
|-
| ''[[Mirror of the Polish Crown]]'' (1618) || [[Sebastian Miczyński]] || 1618|| Anti-Semitic pamphlet || Because this pamphlet published in 1618 was one of the causes of the anti-Jewish riots in [[Kraków|Cracow]], it was banned by [[Sigismund III Vasa]].<ref name="ringenblum">{{cite book|last=Ringelblum|first= Emanuel |author2=Joseph Kermish |author3=Shmuel Krakowski |title=Polish-Jewish Relations During the Second World War|publisher=Northwestern University Press|page=190|isbn=0-8101-0963-8}}</ref>
|-
| ''[[Moll Flanders]] or The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders'' (1722)|| [[Daniel Defoe]] || 1722|| Novel || Banned from the U.S. mail under the Federal Anti-Obscenity Act ([[Comstock Law]]) of 1873, which banned the sending or receiving of works containing "obscene," "filthy," or "inappropriate" material<ref name="upenn2">{{cite web|url=http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/banned-books.html|title=Banned Books Online}}</ref>
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| ''[[The Mountain Wreath]]'' (1847)|| [[Petar II Petrović-Njegoš]] || 1847|| Drama in verse || Banned in [[Bosnia and Herzegovina|Bosnian]] schools by [[Carlos Westendorp]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.truthinmedia.org/TruthinMedia/Bulletins/tim98-7-1.html |title=New World Order's Inquisition in Bosnia |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20070303003928/http://www.truthinmedia.org/truthinmedia/Bulletins/tim98-7-1.html |archivedate=March 3, 2007 |df= }}</ref>
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| ''My Father's Daughter'' (2005)|| [[Hannah Pool]] || 2005|| Fiction || Banned in Eritrea in 2014 for political content<ref name="shabait.com"/>{{failed verification|date=April 2015}}
|-
| ''My Watch'' (2005)|| [[Olusegun Obasanjo]] || 2014|| Autobiography || Banned in [[Nigeria]] because this three-volume memoirs of the former Nigerian president were highly critical of nearly everyone in Nigerian politics. The books were ordered to be seized by the High Court in Nigeria until a libel case had been heard in court.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://mgafrica.com/article/2014-12-18-banned-in-2014-kissing-manchester-united-jerseys-and-more |title=Banned in Africa in 2014: Kissing, Manchester United jerseys, and more |publisher=MG Africa |date=2014-12-18 |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref>
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| ''[[Naked Lunch]]'' (1959) || [[William S. Burroughs]] || 1959|| Novel || Banned by [[Boston]] courts in 1962 for obscenity, but that decision was reversed in 1966 by the [[Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court]].<ref name="autogenerated2006">[http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/03/01/features/beats.php Search – Global Edition – The New York Times]. International Herald Tribune (March 29, 2009). Retrieved on 2012-01-21.</ref>
|-
|''[[Naree]]'' (1992)
|[[Humayun Azad]]
|1992|| Criticism
|Banned in [[Bangladesh]] in 1995.<ref>{{Cite book|title = The Book on Trial: Fundamentalism and Censorship in India|last = Kumar|first = Girja|publisher = |year = 1997|isbn = 8124105251|location = |pages = }}</ref>
|-
| ''New Class''<!-- Nova klasa --> (1957) || [[Milovan Đilas]] || || || Banned in [[Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia]] by court order in 1957; author sentenced for enemy propaganda to seven years in prison, prolonged to 13 years in 1962.<ref name="Krivicna estetika 33"/>
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| ''The Nickel-Plated-Feet Gang During the Occupation'' (''Les Pieds nickelés dans le maquis'')<!-- Tri ugursuza za vreme okupacije --> || Successors of Louis Forton || 1879–1934 || Comic book || Banned in [[Democratic Federal Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia]] by court order in 1945.<ref name="Krivicna estetika 32"/>
|-
|''[[Nineteen Eighty-Four]]'' (1949)|| [[George Orwell]] || 1949|| Novel || Banned by the Soviet Union <ref name="telegraph.co.uk"/> in 1950, as Stalin understood that it was a satire based on his leadership. It was nearly banned by the US and UK in the early 1960s during the [[Cuban Missile Crisis]].{{Citation needed|date=July 2016}} It was not until 1990 that the Soviet Union legalised the book and it was re-released after editing.<ref>{{cite book
| last = Rodden
| first = John
| title = George Orwell: the politics of literary reputation
| publisher = Transaction
| year = 2002
| pages = 200–211
| url = https://books.google.com/books?id=zsXsBxHgC4kC&pg=PA200
| isbn = 978-0-7658-0896-7}}</ref>
|-
| ''[[:fr:Noir Canada]]'' <!--Black Canada-->(2008) || [[Alain Deneault]] || 2008|| Documentary Book || Banned from sale in Canada following two defamation lawsuit from [[Barrick Gold]] and [[Banro]] and an out-of-court settlement.<ref>{{cite news|title = Barrick Gold moves to block mining book|url = http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/barrick-gold-moves-to-block-mining-book-1.885651|accessdate = 2015-10-02}}</ref>
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| ''Notre ami le roi'' <!--Our Friend the King-->(1993) || [[Gilles Perrault]] || 1993|| Biography of [[Hassan II of Morocco]] || Banned in Morocco. This book is a biography of King Hassan and examines cases of torture, killing, and political imprisonment said to have been carried out by the Moroccan Government at his orders.<ref>[http://www.bibliomonde.com/pages/fiche-livre.php3?id_ouvrage=12 Notre ami le roi par Gilles Perrault]. Bibliomonde.com. Retrieved on 2012-01-21.</ref>
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| ''[[Nine Hours To Rama]]'' (1962)|| [[Stanley Wolpert]] || 1962|| Novel || Banned in India. It exposes persons responsible for security lapses that led to [[Mahatma Gandhi]]'s assassination.<ref name="pubandbedamned">{{cite news|title=Publish and be banned|newspaper=[[The Telegraph (Calcutta)|The Telegraph]]|date=July 18, 2010|accessdate=September 23, 2012|url=http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100718/jsp/7days/story_12697165.jsp|location=India}}</ref>
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|''[[The Naked and the Dead]]'' (1948) || [[Norman Mailer]] || 1948|| Novel || Banned in Canada in 1949 for "obscenity."<ref name="mcmaster1">{{cite web
| last = Carefoote
| first = Pearce J.
| title = Censorship in Canada
| publisher = [[University of Toronto]]
| url = http://hpcanpub.mcmaster.ca/case-study/censorship-canada
| accessdate = October 18, 2011
| deadurl = yes
| archiveurl = https://www.webcitation.org/6fodFX8Lx?url=http://hpcanpub.mcmaster.ca/case-study/censorship-canada
| archivedate = March 6, 2016
| df = mdy-all
}}</ref>
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| ''On Fierce Wound – Fierce Herb''<!-- Na ljutu ranu ljutu travu --> || Ratko Zakić || || || Withdrawn from sales and destroyed after the decision of the [[League of Communists of Yugoslavia|Municipal Committee of the League of Communists of Kraljevo]] in [[Kraljevo]], [[Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia]] in 1967.<ref name="Krivicna estetika 33"/>
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|''On the Origins and Perpetual Use of the Legislative Powers of the Apostolic Kings of Hungary in Matters Ecclesiastical'' (1764)|| [[Adam František Kollár|Adam F. Kollár]] || 1764|| Political || Banned in the [[Papal States]] for arguments against the political role of the Roman Catholic Church.<ref>Andor Csizmadia, ''Adam Franz Kollár und die ungarische rechtshistorische Forschung.'' 1982.</ref> Original title: ''De Originibus et Usu perpetuo.''
|-
|''[[One Day of Life]]'' (1980) || [[Manlio Argueta]] || 1980|| Novel || Banned by El Salvador for its portrayal of human rights violations.<ref>{{cite web |first=Geoff |last=Ferris |title=One Day of Life |url=http://www.wmich.edu/dialogues/texts/onedayoflife.html |publisher=Western Michigan University |date = February 2002|accessdate=December 12, 2008}}</ref>
|-
|''[[One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich]]'' (1962)|| [[Alexander Solzhenitsyn]] || 1962|| Novel || Banned from publication in the Soviet Union in 1964.<ref name="karolides"/>
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| ''[[Onward Muslim Soldiers]]'' || [[Robert Spencer (author)]] ||2003|| Non-fiction || On July 12, 2007, the government of [[Malaysia]] announced a ban on Spencer's book, citing "confusion and anxiety among the Muslims" as the cause.<ref name=BERNAMA>{{cite news|title=Ministry Bans 14 Books|url=http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v3/printable.php?id=272915|newspaper=[[BERNAMA]]|date=12 July 2007|deadurl=yes|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20160303221210/http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v3/printable.php?id=272915|archivedate=March 3, 2016|df=mdy-all}}</ref>
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|''[[The 120 Days of Sodom]]'' (1789)|| [[Marquis de Sade]] || 1789|| Novel || Banned by the Australian Government in 1957 for obscenity.<ref>University of Melbourne (2013). ''Banned Books in Australia – A Special Collections-Art in the Library Exhibition." "[http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/special/exhibitions/bannedbooks/exhibition/australia.html]", Retrieved June 12, 2014</ref>
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|''[[Operation Dark Heart]]'' (2010)|| Army Reserve Lt. Col. [[Anthony Shaffer (intelligence officer)|Anthony Shaffer]] || 2010|| Memoir || In September 2010 the [[U.S. Department of Defense]] (DoD) overrode the Army's January approval for publication. The [[United States Department of Defense|DoD]] then purchased and destroyed all 9,500 first edition copies citing concerns that it contained classified information which could damage national security. The publisher, [[St. Martin's Press]],<ref>{{cite web |publisher=Macmillan |title=Macmillan: Operation Dark Heart |url=http://us.macmillan.com/operationdarkheart |accessdate=2010-12-28}}</ref> in conjunction with the DoD created a censored second edition; which contains blackened out words, lines, paragraphs, and even portions of the index.<ref name="singh1">{{cite news |first=Tejinder |last=Singh |agency=AHN |title=Pentagon Confirms Destruction of 9,500 Copies of Book Containing 'Intelligence Secrets' |date=September 28, 2010 |url=http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7020038336?Pentagon%20Confirms%20Destruction%20Of%209,500%20Copies%20Of%20Book%20Containing%20'Intelligence%20Secrets' |accessdate=September 28, 2010}}</ref>
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| ''[[The Peaceful Pill Handbook]]'' (2007) || [[Philip Nitschke]] and [[Fiona Stewart (author)|Fiona Stewart]] || 2007|| Instructional manual on [[euthanasia]] || Initially banned in New Zealand by Office of Film & Literature Classification since it was deemed to be objectionable.<ref>[http://www.censorship.govt.nz/news-archive-current-peacefulpill.html Office of Film & Literature Classification] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20100604231427/http://www.censorship.govt.nz/news-archive-current-peacefulpill.html |date=June 4, 2010 }} – "The Peaceful Pill Handbook banned"</ref> In May 2008 an edited version of the book was allowed for sale if sealed and an indication of the censorship classification was displayed. The book was initially restricted in Australia:<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.oflc.gov.au/www/cob/find.nsf/d853f429dd038ae1ca25759b0003557c/0805c534c8c481d7ca257671007b2ee0!OpenDocument |accessdate=December 19, 2009 }}{{dead link|date=June 2016|bot=medic}}{{cbignore|bot=medic}}</ref> after review the 2007 edition was banned outright.<ref name="oflc.gov.au"/><ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20100604234632/http://www.censorship.govt.nz/pdfword/peaceful%20pill%20s38.pdf Office of Film & Literature Classification]. censorship.govt.nz</ref><ref>[http://www.oflc.gov.au/www/cob/find.nsf/d853f429dd038ae1ca25759b0003557c/b1721daed0983d5eca2576710079a73b!OpenDocument] {{dead link|date=January 2012}}</ref>
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| ''[[Persepolis (comics)|Persepolis]]'' (2000) || [[Marjane Satrapi]] || 2000|| Novel || In 2013, banned in Chicago classrooms, leading to public outcry.<ref>{{cite web|author=Alison Flood |url=https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/mar/19/persepolis-battle-chicago-schools-outcry |title=Persepolis battle in Chicago schools provokes outcry &#124; Books |publisher=The Guardian |date= |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref>
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| ''[[Peyton Place (novel)|Peyton Place]]'' (1956) || [[Grace Metalious]] || 1956|| Novel || Banned in Canada from 1956–1958.<ref name='Lolita in BC'/>
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| ''[[The Protocols of the Elders of Zion]]'' (1903) || Unknown || 1903|| A forgery, portraying an alleged Jewish conspiracy to take over the world.|| Banned in various libraries and many attempts to ban in various nations, such as in Russia.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://rt.com/politics/academicians-demand-elders-zion/ |title=Russian academicians demand ban of Protocols of the Elders of Zion — RT Russian politics |publisher=Rt.com |date=2011-05-13 |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref>
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| ''Përbindëshi'' (''The Monster'') (1965) || [[Ismail Kadare]] || 1965-1990 || Novel || Banned for 25 years in Albania.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=uCAt8ghUEzAC&pg=PA231&lpg=PA231&dq=film+banned+in+albania&source=bl&ots=3Eg2IRxJxh&sig=OyL9YqVijdg0CBmehLWwhe_KcYM&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiRk9Ch1ZbLAhVhSZoKHVnKDDEQ6AEINjAE#v=onepage&q=film%20banned%20in%20albania&f=false |title=Albania - Gillian Gloyer - Google Boeken |publisher=Books.google.com |date= |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref>
|-''[[Queen of Sheba and Biblical Scholarship]]'' || Bernard Leeman || || History || Currently banned in Saudi Arabia for suggesting the Hebrews originated in Yemen and their Israelite successors established their original pre-586 B.C.E. kingdoms of [[Israel]] and Judah between Medina and Yemen.
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| [[Quran|The Quran]] || Muslim || || Religious text || As with many [[Religious text|holy book]]s, the Quran has been subject to scrutiny and censorship at various points throughout history. Proposals and movements advocating outright bans of the Quran are uncommon in the West, occurring only among extremist right-wing circles.<ref>"[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1559877/Ban-Koran-like-Mein-Kampf-says-Dutch-MP.html "Ban Koran Like Mein Kampf' Says Dutch MP"]. The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 September 2014.</ref> The Quran was completely banned in China during the [[History of the People's Republic of China (1949–1976)|Mao era]], and is still completely banned in North Korea, similar to the Holy Bible used for Christians. The most notable recent (and controversial) ban of a translated edition of the Quran happened in 2013 when a Russian court censored the text under the country's 'extremism' laws.<ref>"[https://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/20/us-russia-koran-idUSBRE98J0YW20130920 Russian Muslim Clerics Warn of Unrest Over Ban of Translation of Koran]". Reuters. Retrieved September 24, 2014.</ref>
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| ''[[Rangila Rasul]]'' (1927) || Pt. Chamupati || 1927|| Religious || Currently banned in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.<ref>''Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850'' by Ayesha Jalal</ref>
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| ''[[Rights of Man]]'' (1791) || [[Thomas Paine]] || 1791|| Political theory || Banned in the UK and author charged with treason for supporting the [[French Revolution]].<ref name=b2/> Banned in Tsarist Russia after the [[Decembrist revolt]].<ref name="listal.com">[http://www.listal.com/list/banned-burned-censored Banned, Burned, Censored list]. Listal.com. Retrieved on 2010-05-09.</ref>
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| ''Rowena Goes Too Far'' (1931) || [[H. C. Asterley]] || 1931|| Novel || Banned in Australia because of customs belief that it "lacked sufficient claim to the literary to excuse the obscenity"<ref>[http://www.luciusbooks.com/product.php?p=7202]{{dead link|date=May 2017 |bot=InternetArchiveBot |fix-attempted=yes }}. Luciusbooks.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-10.</ref>
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| ''[[The Satanic Verses]]'' (1988)|| [[Salman Rushdie]] || 1988|| Novel || Banned in the following countries for alleged blasphemy against Islam: Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Iran, Kenya, Kuwait, Liberia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Thailand.<ref>{{cite news | url = https://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=a0i6xbGIysFQ&refer=asia | title = Singapore will not Allow Publication of Prophet Cartoons | date = February 10, 2006 | accessdate = 2007-06-14 | publisher = [[Bloomberg L.P.|Bloomberg.com]]}}</ref><ref>{{cite book
| last = Bald
| first = Margaret
| title = Banned Books : Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds
| publisher = Facts on File
| date = c. 2006
| location = New York, NY
| pages = 291–300
| isbn = 0-8160-6269-2}}</ref>
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|''[[The Satanic Bible]]'' (1969)|| [[Anton LaVey]] || 1969|| Religious text || Banned during [[apartheid in South Africa]] from 1973 to 1993 for moral reasons.<ref>{{cite web|title=Censored publications: ID 9914286|url=http://search.beaconforfreedom.org/search/censored_publications/publication.html?id=9914286|publisher=Beacon for Freedom of Expression|accessdate=May 4, 2013|quote=Period of censorship: June 22, 1973 – January 22, 1993}}</ref>
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| ''[[Schindler's Ark]]'' (1982) || [[Thomas Keneally]] || 1982 || Novel || Banned in [[Lebanon]] for its positive depiction of Jews.<ref name="telegraph.co.uk"/>
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| ''[[Scouting for the Reaper]]'' (2014)|| [[Jacob M. Appel]] || 2014|| Fiction || Banned in Eritrea in 2014 for its criticism of civil liberties under President [[Isaias Afewerki]]<ref name="shabait.com"/>{{failed verification|date=April 2015}}
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| ''[[El Señor Presidente]]''|| [[Miguel Ángel Asturias]] ||1946|| Novel || Banned in Guatemala because it went against the ruling political leaders.<ref>Karolides et al., pp. 45–50</ref>
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| ''Sexual Customs'' ("Xing Fengsu") (1989)|| . || 1989|| Non-Fiction || Banned in China in 1989 for insulting Islam<ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=qBINAQAAMAAJ&q=sexual+customs+banned+book+Islam&dq=sexual+customs+banned+book+Islam&hl=en&sa=X&ei=vm7OVJDXOoKigwT9ioOgCw&ved=0CEIQ6AEwBg Beijing Review, Volume 32 1989], p. 13.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=bcsmAQAAMAAJ&q=sexual+customs+banned+book+Islam&dq=sexual+customs+banned+book+Islam&hl=en&sa=X&ei=vm7OVJDXOoKigwT9ioOgCw&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAw Gladney 1991], p. 2.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=GomyOthrHjUC&pg=PA154&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bHDOVO75GMe7ggSL1oOwAg&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Schein 2000], p. 154.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=mzxSNM3_vCEC&pg=PA66&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bHDOVO75GMe7ggSL1oOwAg&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Gladney 2004], p. 66.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=sQLiMYUk-nIC&pg=PA104&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bHDOVO75GMe7ggSL1oOwAg&ved=0CD8Q6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Bulag 2010], p. 104.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=icZJJN0wYPcC&pg=PA257&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bHDOVO75GMe7ggSL1oOwAg&ved=0CEsQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Gladney 2005], p. 257.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=8WGOAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA144&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dHLOVPb1BOjCsASe0YDADg&ved=0CC4Q6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Gladney 2013], p. 144.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=HH94dPJrkA4C&pg=PA79&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dHLOVPb1BOjCsASe0YDADg&ved=0CCoQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Sautman 2000], p. 79.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=_hJ9aht6nZQC&pg=PA341&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dHLOVPb1BOjCsASe0YDADg&ved=0CE4Q6AEwCDgK#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Gladney 1996], p. 341.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=AvDOudr5M6MC&pg=PA299&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dHLOVPb1BOjCsASe0YDADg&ved=0CDMQ6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Lipman 1996], p. 299.</ref><ref>{{cite book |url=https://books.google.com/books?id=VIWC9wCX2c8C&pg=PA581#v=onepage&q&f=false |title=China: a history |author=Harold Miles Tanner |year=2009 |publisher=Hackett Publishing |location= |isbn=0-87220-915-6 |pages=581–610 |accessdate=2010-06-28}}</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=mzxSNM3_vCEC&pg=PA232&dq=sexual+customs+banned+book&hl=en&sa=X&ei=o23OVLLEGoaxggTAj4TwBw&ved=0CEMQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=sexual%20customs%20banned%20book&f=false Gladney 2004], p. 232.</ref><ref>[https://books.google.com/books?id=jV9_YvgUmpsC&pg=PA209&dq=xing+fengsu+sexual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bHDOVO75GMe7ggSL1oOwAg&ved=0CFgQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=xing%20fengsu%20sexual&f=false Jaschok & Shui 2000], p. 209.</ref>
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|''Shivaji – Hindu King in Islamic India'' (2003)|| [[James Laine]] || 2003|| History || Banned in Indian state of [[Maharashtra]] in 2004 for "promoting social enmity"; ban overturned by [[Bombay High Court]] in 2007.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2010-07-09/india/28276644_1_kunda-pramila-ban-apex-court|title=Supreme Court lifts ban on James Laine's book on Shivaji|date=July 9, 2010|accessdate=September 23, 2012|publisher=The Times of India|agency=Press Trust of India}}</ref>
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| ''Smash and Grab: Annexation of Sikkim'' (1984) || [[Sunanda K. Datta-Ray]] || 1984|| History || Banned in India. Describes the process of the annexation of the Buddhist kingdom of [[Sikkim]] by the Indian government of [[Indira Gandhi]] in 1975.<ref name="pubandbedamned"/>
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| ''A Sneaking Suspicion'' (1995) || [[John Dickson (author)|John Dickson]] || 1995|| Religious Text || Banned by the [[New South Wales]] [[Department of Education and Communities (New South Wales)|Department of Education and Communities]] from state schools May 6, 2015 on the basis of a "potential risk to students in the delivery of this material, if not taught sensitively and in an age appropriate manner."<ref name=Piccoli>{{cite web|last1=Piccoli|first1=Adrian|authorlink1=Adrian Piccoli|title=Letter to His Grace the Most Reverend Dr G Davies|url=http://sydneyanglicans.net/images/uploads/Letter_SRE_180515.pdf|accessdate=6 December 2016}}</ref> The ban was lifted May 18, 2015.
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| ''Snorri the Seal'' (1941)|| [[Frithjof Sælen (writer)|Frithjof Sælen]] || 1941|| Fable || Satirical book banned during the [[German occupation of Norway]].<ref>{{cite encyclopedia|title=Frithjof Sælen|encyclopedia=[[Norsk biografisk leksikon]]|first=Jakob|last=Skarstein|authorlink=Jakob Skarstein|editor=Helle, Knut|publisher=Kunnskapsforlaget|location=Oslo|url=http://www.snl.no/.nbl_biografi/Frithjof_S%C3%A6len/utdypning|language=Norwegian|accessdate=July 4, 2009|editor-link=Knut Helle}}</ref>
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| ''[[Soft Target (book)|Soft Target: How the Indian Intelligence Service Penetrated Canada]]'' (1989) || Zuhair Kashmeri & Brian McAndrew || 1989|| Investigative journalism || Banned in India.<ref>{{cite web|title=Amazon Soft Target Book listing|url=https://www.amazon.com/dp/1550289047|accessdate=2007-12-19}}</ref>
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| ''[[Sophie's Choice (novel)|Sophie's Choice]]'' (1979) || [[William Styron]] || 1979 || Novel || Banned in [[Lebanon]] for its positive depiction of Jews.<ref name="telegraph.co.uk"/>
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| ''A Spoon on Earth'' || Hyeon Gi-yeong || || Novel || Banned for distribution within the South Korean military as one of 23 books banned there beginning in August 2008.<ref name="Military expands book blacklist">{{ko icon}} [http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/301730.html Military expands book blacklist]. English.hani.co.kr. Retrieved on 2012-01-21.</ref><ref name="Seditious books of 2011">{{ko icon}} [http://www.sisainlive.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=11669 Seditious books of 2011]. 시사IN.</ref>
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| ''[[Spycatcher]]'' (1985) || [[Peter Wright]] || 1985|| Autobiography || Banned in the UK 1985–1988 for revealing secrets. Wright was a former MI5 intelligence officer and his book was banned before it was even published in 1987.<ref name="Spycatcher_time_Zuckerman">{{cite news |url=http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,965233,00.html |title=How Not to Silence a Spy |accessdate=2008-01-20 |last=Zuckerman |first=Laurence |date=August 17, 1987 |work=[[Time (magazine)|Time]] |publisher=[[Time Warner]]}}</ref><ref name="Spycatcher_bbc2">[http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/23/newsid_2528000/2528695.stm 1987: Ban lifted on MI5 man's memoirs]. BBC News. Retrieved on 2012-01-21.</ref>
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| ''Storytellers II''<!-- Pripovedači II --> || Boško Novaković || || Short stories || Withdrawn from print in [[Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia]] in 1964 because it contained stories by [[Dragiša Vasić]].<ref name="Krivicna estetika 33"/>
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| ''[[The Stud (novel)|The Stud]]'' (1969)|| [[Jackie Collins]] || 1969|| Novel || Banned in Australia in 1969.<ref name="unimelb1"/>{{Elucidate|date=January 2017}}
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| ''Suicide mode d'emploi'' (1982) || Claude Guillon || 1982|| Instructional || This book, reviewing recipes for committing suicide, was the cause of a scandal in France in the 1980s, resulting in the enactment of a law prohibiting provocation to commit suicide and propaganda or advertisement of products, objects, or methods for committing suicide.<ref>[http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/jopdf/common/jo_pdf.jsp?numJO=0&dateJO=19880101&numTexte=&pageDebut=00013&pageFin= Loi n°87-1133 du 31 décembre 1987] tendant à réprimer la provocation au suicide</ref> Subsequent reprints were thus illegal. The book was cited by name in the debates of the [[French National Assembly]] when examining the bill.<ref>[http://archives.assemblee-nationale.fr/8/cri/1987-1988-ordinaire1/120.pdf Proceedings] of the [[French National Assembly]], December 14, 1987, first sitting (in French). assemblee-nationale.fr</ref>
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| ''Thalia'' || [[Arius]] (AD 250 or 256 – 336)|| || Theological tract, partly in verse || Banned in the Roman Empire in the 330s+ for contradicting Trinitarianism. ''All of Arius writings were ordered burned and Arius exiled, and presumably assassinated for his writings.''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://faculty.wlc.edu/thompson/fourth-century/urkunden/trans33.htm |title=Edict Against Arius |date=333 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20071007231516/http://faculty.wlc.edu/thompson/fourth-century/urkunden/trans33.htm |archivedate=October 7, 2007 |df= }}</ref> Banned by the Catholic Church for the next thousand plus years.{{Citation needed|date=February 2008}}
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| ''Thoughts of a Corpse''<!-- Razmišljanja jednog leša --> || [[Prvoslav Vujčić]] || || Poems || Banned in [[Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|Yugoslavia]] by court order in 1983; republished in 2004.<ref name="Krivicna estetika 32"/>
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| ''[[Tropic of Cancer (novel)|Tropic of Cancer]]'' (1934) || [[Henry Miller]] || 1934|| Novel (fictionalized memoir) || Banned in the US in the 1930s until the early 1960s, seized by US Customs for sexually explicit content and vulgarity. The rest of Miller's work was also banned by the US.<ref name="findarticles2004"><!--{{cite web|url=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4489463/ |title=From Henry Miller to Howard Stern |date=March 9, 2004 }} (link dead) -->[http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_kmnew/is_200403/ai_kepm405643 From Henry Miller to Howard Stern] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20140823160509/http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_kmnew/is_200403/ai_kepm405643 |date=August 23, 2014 }}, by [[Patti Davis]], [[Newsweek]], March 2004</ref> Also banned in South Africa until the late 1980s.{{Citation needed|date=September 2008}}
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| ''[[The True Furqan]]'' (1999)|| "Al Saffee" and "Al Mahdee" || 1999|| Religious text || Import into India prohibited on the grounds of threatening national security.<ref>[http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k5/csnt78-2k5.htm Notification No. 78 /2005-Customs (N.T.)] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20150424042524/http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k5/csnt78-2k5.htm |date=April 24, 2015 }}. Cbec.gov.in (September 7, 2005). Retrieved on 2012-01-21.</ref>
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| ''[[The Truth About Muhammad]]'' || [[Robert Spencer (author)|Robert Spencer]] || 2006 || Non-fiction || On December 20, 2006, the government of [[Pakistan]] announced a ban on Spencer's book, citing "objectionable material" as the cause.<ref>{{cite web |url= http://www.nationalreview.com/phi-beta-cons/45068/pakistan-book-closed-muhammad-candace-de-russy |title= Pakistan: Book Closed on Muhammad}}</ref>
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| ''Uitgeverij Guggenheimer'' ("Publisher Guggenheimer") (1999)|| [[Herman Brusselmans]] || 1999|| Novel || Banned in [[Belgium]] because this satirical novel offended fashion designer [[Ann Demeulemeester]] by making derogatory remarks about her personal looks and profession. A court decided the book was an insult to the individual's private life and ordered it to be removed from the stores.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.standaard.be/cnt/dst9911050004 |title="Uitgeverij Guggenheimer" blijft verboden - De Standaard |publisher=Standaard.be |date=1999-11-05 |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.gva.be/cnt/oid95980/archief-ann-demeulemeester-wil-niet-meer-in-brusselmans-boeken |title=Ann Demeulemeester wil niet meer in Brusselmans' boeken - Gazet van Antwerpen |publisher=Gva.be |date=1999-11-04 |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.hbvl.be/cnt/oid37971/archief-uitgeverij-guggenheimer-blijft-verboden |title='Uitgeverij guggenheimer' blijft verboden - Het Belang van Limburg |publisher=Hbvl.be |date= |accessdate=2016-09-07}}</ref>
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| ''[[Ulysses (novel)|Ulysses]]'' (1922)|| [[James Joyce]] || 1922|| Novel || Banned in the UK until 1936.<ref>{{cite book | last = McCourt | first = John | title = James Joyce: A Passionate Exile | page = 98 | publisher = Orion Books Ltd | year = 2000 | location = London | isbn = 0-7528-1829-5 }}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.historyguide.org/europe/lecture8.html |title=Lecture 8: The Age of Anxiety: Europe in the 1920s |last=Kreis |first=Steven |publisher=The History Guide |date=June 25, 2014 |accessdate=April 9, 2015}}</ref> Challenged and temporarily banned in the U.S.A. for its sexual content. In 1933 the ban was overturned in ''[[United States v. One Book Called Ulysses]]''.<ref name="autogenerated3">{{cite web
|last=Hubbard
|first=Melissa A.
|title=Monday's Banned Book Spotlight: The Store Behind Banning Ulysses
|publisher=Southern Illinois University School of Law Library
|url=http://www.law.siu.edu/lawlib/Banned%20Books/ULY.asp
|accessdate=November 14, 2009
|deadurl=yes
|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20100610232744/http://www.law.siu.edu/lawlib/Banned%20Books/ULY.asp
|archivedate=June 10, 2010
|df=
}}</ref> Banned in Australia from 1929 to 1937, then restricted to people over the age of 18 from 1941 to 1953.<ref name="unimelb1"/>
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| ''[[Uncle Tom's Cabin]]'' (1852) || [[Harriet Beecher Stowe]] || 1852|| Novel || Banned in the [[Confederate States]] during the Civil War because of its [[Abolitionism in the United States|anti-slavery]] content. In 1852, ''Uncle Tom's Cabin'' was banned in Russia under the reign of [[Nicholas I of Russia|Nicholas I]] because of the idea of equality it presented, and for its "undermining religious ideals."<ref name="karolides"/>
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| ''[[Understanding Islam through Hadis]]'' (1982) || [[Ram Swarup]] || 1982|| Critique of political Islam || Banned in India for its critique of political Islam. The Hindi translation was banned in 1991, the English original was banned in 1992.<ref>Freedom of expression – Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy (1998, edited by Sita Ram Goel) {{ISBN|81-85990-55-7}}.</ref><ref>https://www.telegraphindia.com/1100718/jsp/7days/story_12697165.jsp</ref><ref>https://web.archive.org/web/20160304030618/http://www.hindustantoday.com/2013/05/25/top-10-books-those-banned-in-india/</ref><ref>https://web.archive.org/web/20140826215719/http://www.bharatvani.org/books/ayodhya/ch12.htm</ref><ref>https://web.archive.org/web/20140826192129/http://www.bharatvani.org/books/foe/ch10.htm</ref><ref>https://web.archive.org/web/20140826195323/http://www.bharatvani.org/books/foe/ch14.htm</ref>
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|''[[Pentagon Papers|United States – Vietnam Relations, 1945–1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense]]'' (1971) || [[Robert McNamara]] and the [[United States Department of Defense]]|| 1971|| Government study || Also known as the ''[[Pentagon Papers]]''. US President [[Richard Nixon|Nixon]] attempted to suspend publication of classified information. The restraint was lifted by the US Supreme Court in a 6–3 decision.<ref name="autogenerated2001">{{cite web
| last = Prados
| first = John
| last2 = Meadows |first2 = Eddie
| last3 = Burr |first3 = William
| last4 = Evans |first4 = Michael
| title = The Pentagon Papers: Secrets, Lies, and Audiotapes
| work = The National Security Archive
| publisher = The George Washington University
| date = June 5, 2001
| url =http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB48/
| accessdate = November 17, 2009}}</ref> See also ''[[New York Times Co. v. United States]]''.
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| ''Unarmed Victory'' (1963)|| [[Bertrand Russell]] ||1963|| || Banned in India. Contains unflattering details of the 1962 [[Sino-Indian War]].<ref name="pubandbedamned"/>
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| Various works || [[Shen Congwen]] ||1902–1988|| Novels || "Denounced by the Communists and Nationalists alike, Mr. Shen saw his writings banned in Taiwan, while mainland [China] publishing houses burned his books and destroyed printing plates for his novels. .... So successful was the effort to erase Mr. Shen's name from the modern literary record that few younger Chinese today recognize his name, much less the breadth of his work. Only since 1978 has the Chinese Government reissued selections of his writings, although in editions of only a few thousand copies....In China, his passing was unreported."<ref name=shencongwen>{{cite news |first=Edward A. |last=Gargan |title=Shen Congwen, 85, a Champion of Freedom for Writers in China |url=https://www.nytimes.com/1988/05/13/obituaries/shen-congwen-85-a-champion-of-freedom-for-writers-in-china.html |newspaper=New York Times |date=May 13, 1988 |accessdate=September 12, 2009}}</ref>
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|''Truth for Germany—The Question of Guilt for the Second World War''
|[[Udo Walendy]] ||1968 || Historical work
|In 1979 this book was listed by Germany's Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons as material that could not be publicly advertised or given to young readers, due to the version it presented of the events that led to World War II. This restriction was lifted in 1994, after a long legal battle.
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| ''[[The Well of Loneliness]]'' (1928) || [[Radclyffe Hall]] || 1928|| Novel || Banned in the UK in 1928 for its lesbian theme; republished in 1949.<ref>{{cite news | last = Smith | first = David | title = Lesbian novel was 'danger to nation' | work = The Observer | date = January 2, 2005 | url = http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1382051,00.html | accessdate = 2006-10-09 | location=London}}</ref>
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| [[Դեկամերոն]] || [[Ջովաննի Բոկաչչո]] || 1922||Վեպ|| Սկզբնական շրջանում գիրքը ընթերցողի կողմից չընդունվեց այնպես, ինչպես նախատեսված էր։ Սակայն 15-րդ դարում գիրքը թափանցեց նաև հասարակության այլ խավեր։ Ժամանակի ընթացքում «Դեկամերոնը» լայն տարածում գտավ և դարձավ բավականին հանրահայտ` հեղինակին պարգևելով եվրոպական ճանաչում։ Եկեղեցին քննադատեց «Դեկամերոնը» որպես անբարո և իր հեղինակությանը վնաս հասցնող ստեղծագործություն` պնդելով որ հեղինակը հրաժարվի այդ գործից։
| ''[[White Niggers of America]]'' (1970) || [[Pierre Vallières]] || 1970|| Political work || Deals with [[Québec]] politics and society; written while the author was incarcerated. An edition published in France was not allowed into Canada; an edition was published in the US in 1971.<ref name="Freedom to Read"/>{{dead link|date=February 2014}}
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| [[Ուլիսես (վեպ)|Ուլիսես]] || [[ Ջեյմս Ջոյս]] || 1353 ||Վեպ ||Վեպը պատմում է մի օրվա մեջ կատարվող գործողությունների մասին։ Իրադարձությունները կատարվում են Դուբլինում։ Հեղինակը մանրամասնորեն նկարագրում է նրա փողոցներն ու շենքերը և, ինչպես ինքն է ասում՝ իր գրքով կարելի կլիներ վերականգնել Դուբլինը, եթե մի օր այն ավերեին ռմբակոծելով։ Գիրքը Մեծ Բրիտանիայում արգելված է մինչև 1936 թվականը<ref>{{cite book | last = McCourt | first = John | title = James Joyce: A Passionate Exile | page = 98 | publisher = Orion Books Ltd | year = 2000 | location = London | isbn = 0-7528-1829-5 }}</ref>։ 1937 թվականին արգելվում է նաև Ավստրիայում, իսկ հետագայում սահմանափակվում է 18 տարեկանից բարձր անձանց համար<ref name="unimelb1"/>։
| ''[[Wild Swans]]'' (1993) || [[Jung Chang]] || 1993|| Autobiography/Biography || Banned from publication in the People's Republic of China for its depiction of [[Mao Tse-tung]].<ref name="telegraph.co.uk"/><ref>{{cite news | last = Roberts | first = Alison | title = Wild Swans author Jung Chang: ‘Censorship in China is worse now than it was 10 years ago’ | work = Evening Standard | date = April 18, 2012 | url = http://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/london-life/wild-swans-author-jung-chang-censorship-in-china-is-worse-now-than-it-was-10-years-ago-7657123.html | accessdate = 2015-09-30 | location=London}}</ref>
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| [[Աննա Ֆրանկի օրագիրը]] || [[Աննա Ֆրանկ]] ||1947|| Օրագիր || Աննա Ֆրանկի պատմությունը ապացույցն է նացիստների կողմից կատարված վայրագությունների ու ոճրագործությունների, դա մի փաստացի ապացույց է Ադոլֆ Հիտլերի կատարած հրեական հալածանքների։ Սակայն շատ դեպքեր են գրանցվել, որ մարդիկ պնդում են, թե Աննայի օրագիրը իրական չէ։ Հոլոքոստը մերժողներից, որոնցից էր Ռոբերտ Ֆորիսոնը, պնդում էր, որ Աննա Ֆրանկի օրագիրը կեղծիք է։ Դատական ուսումնասիրություններից հետո պարզ դարձավ, որ դա կեղծիք չէ, քանի որ Աննայի գրառած ամեն բան համընկնում էր իրականությանը, դրա մի ապացույց էր նաև Աննայի ձեռագրով գրված էջերը։ Օտտո Ֆրանկն իր ցանկությամբ դստեր օրագիրը կտակել է Նիդերլանդների պատմության վավերագրության ինստիտուտին։ Ձեռագրի համար կատարված հետազոտութունները լիովին ապացուցեցին, որ «Աննա Ֆրանկի օրագիրը» վերնագրով գիրքն արդեն անցել է բոլոր փորձնական փուլերը և արժանի է հրատարակման:
| ''[[The World Is Full of Married Men]]'' (1968)|| [[Jackie Collins]] || 1968|| Novel || Banned in Australia in 1968.<ref name="unimelb1"/>
2010 թվականից գիրքը արգելվեց [[Վիրջինիա]] նահանգում, 2013 թվականին [[Միչիգան]]ում։
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| [[Տարեկանի արտում՝ անդունդի եզրին]] || [[Ջերոմ Դեյվիդ Սելինջեր]] || 1951 || Վեպ || Գրքում 17-ամյա պատանի Հոլդեն Քոլֆիլդի անունից բավականին անկեղծ ձևով պատմվում է ամերիկյան իրականության և ժամանակակից հանրության բարոյագիտության ընդհանուր կանոնների չընդունման գերզգայուն ըմբռնման մասին։ Չնայած նրա, որ վեպը նախատեսված էր մեծահասակների համար, այն ուներ շատ մեծ հանրաճանաչություն, հատկապես երիտասարդության շրջաններում, և նշանակալի ազդեցություն ունեցավ 20-րդ դարի երկրորդ կեսի համաաշխարհային մշակույթի վրա։
| ''Year 501: The Conquest Continues'' (1993)|| [[Noam Chomsky]] || 1993|| Politics || Banned for distribution in South Korean military as one of 23 books banned on August 1, 2008.<ref name="Military expands book blacklist"/>
2009 թվականին՝ հեղինակի մահից մեկ տարի առաջ, նրան դատի են տալիս, որպեսզի ԱՄՆ-ում դադարեցվի գրքի տպագրությունը<ref name="finlo rohrer"/><ref>{{cite news |last=Gross |first=Doug |date=June 3, 2009 |title=Lawsuit targets 'rip-off' of 'Catcher in the Rye' |publisher=CNN |url=http://www.cnn.com/2009/SHOWBIZ/books/06/03/salinger.catcher.lawsuit/index.html |accessdate=2009-06-03 }}</ref>։
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| [[Հեքլբերի Ֆիննի արկածները]] || [[Մարկ Տվեն]] ||1884|| Վեպ || Վեպի մեջ օգտագործվում է «նեգր» բառը, որը համարվում է վիրավորանք աֆրոամերիկացիների համար<ref>[http://archive.svoboda.org/programs/OTB/2001/OBT.091801.asp Радио Свобода: Марк Твен и политкорректность]</ref>։
| ''You: An Introduction'' (2008) || [[Michael Jensen (theologian)|Michael Jensen]] || 2008|| Religious Text || Banned by the [[New South Wales]] [[Department of Education and Communities (New South Wales)|Department of Education and Communities]] from state schools May 6, 2015 on the basis of a "potential risk to students in the delivery of this material, if not taught sensitively and in an age appropriate manner."<ref name=Piccoli /> The ban was lifted May 18, 2015.
[[Մարկ Տվեն]]ը այս վեպում նշել է [[Ստրկություն|ստրկության]] մասին, նկարագրելով այդ երևույթը, նա իր վեպի հերոսների միջոցով բացահայտ խոսում է իր ժամանակների Ամերիկայի գլխավոր խնդրի մասին<ref>[http://sd.net.ua/2011/01/05/mark-tven-finn-politkorrektnost.html В США издадут «кастрированную» версию книг Марка Твена]</ref>: Մարկ Տվենի այս ստեղծագործությունը Միացյալ Նահանգներում երկար ժամանակ եղել է արգելված գրքերի ցանկում։
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| ''[[Zhuan Falun]]'' (1993) || [[Li Hongzhi]] || 1993|| Spiritual || Banned in [[People's Republic of China|Mainland China]] simply because it is outside of the communist apparatus, according to Stephen Chan writing in Global Society, an international relations journal.<ref>{{cite book| last = Bald
| first = Margaret
| title = Banned Books : Literature Suppressed on cultural grounds
| publisher = Facts on File
| date = c. 2006
| location = New York, NY
| pages = 354–358
| isbn = 0-8160-6269-2}}</ref>
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