List of Banned Books and Reasons Why
Book banning has been around since the time Roman Emperor Augustus banned Ovid’s written work(Ars Amatoria) in 2 AD. Every book that has been banned for being published, or circulated in schools, libraries and bookstores, is due to the content or message within it. Government authorities are censoring independent thoughts and opinions usually on the basis of politics, religion or public morality. From history to the present day, here’s a list of banned books and reasons why their publication have been censored. See also the 34 Strong First Lines of Popular Books and the 10 Most Influential Poets in Western History.