Banned Book Week: A Clockwork Orange

I don’t really have any life goals however I do have make promises to myself. One promise to myself that I have kept has been to read all of the books from the Banned and frequently challenged book list. I guess it my own form of rebellion against authority and reading something that has been controversial makes it SO MUCH more appealing to me! I decided to choose books from that list because those books have stood the test of time of being constantly banned for some reason or another.

Right now my current read is “A Clockwork Orange” by Anthony Burgess (publish in 1962). This book has been frequently challenged and banned in US schools in the 70’s due to it’s “offensive language.” In 1973 a bookseller in the US was arrested (but charges were never pressed) for selling the book in their stores!

The book has gone through many cover changes since it’s first printing. Below are some glorious examples:slide_254298_1592382_free

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happy reading!

Until Next time!

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