Banned Books 2019

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  • A Confederacy of Dunces

    By John Kennedy Toole

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802130204
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: September 1987
    This incomparable epic comic classic catapulted its author into the pantheon of contemporary American novelists. 405p. Pap.
  • A Separate Peace

    By John Knowles

    Our Price: $6.95 - $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743253970
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: May 2016
    Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, the novel is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world. 204p.
  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    By Erich M. Remarque

    Our Price: $6.29
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780449213940
    • Publisher: BALLANTINE BOOKS
    • Published: June 1995
    A classic of 20th century literature, the book is the testament of Paul Bauemer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army of World War I. 296p.
  • All the King's Men

    By Robert Penn Warren

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156004800
    • Publisher: Harvest Books
    • Published: September 1996
    Set in the 1930s, this finely honed novel on American politics traces the rise and fall of demagogue Willie Stark, a fictional character who resembles the real-life Huey 'Kingfish' Long of Louisiana, and who commences his political career as an idealistic man of the people but soon succumbs to the corruptions of success. First published in 1946, the novel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1947 and was first made into an Academy Award-winning film in 1949. 456p.
  • American Psycho

    By Bret Easton Ellis

    Our Price: $8.00 - $15.25
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679735779
    • Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries
    • Published: March 1991
    Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated, intelligent. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. His nights are spent in ways we cannot begin to fathom. He is twenty-six years old and living his own surreal American Dream. 399p.
  • Anna and the King of Siam

    By Margaret Landon

    Our Price: $5.95 - $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060954888
    • Publisher: HarperPerennial
    • Published: November 1999
    The book that inspired the musical play and the film The King and I. First published in 1944. Meticulously researched facts about Siam (present-day Thailand) combined with 'beautifully imagined scenes' to form a portrait of life in a forgotten exotic land. 395p.
  • Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

    By Anne Frank

    Our Price: $6.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780553296983
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: July 1993
    A young girl's journal records her family's struggles during two years of hiding from the Nazis in war-torn Holland.
  • Bastard Out of Carolina (20th Anniversary Edition)

    By Dorothy Allison

    Our Price: $6.95 - $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780452297753
    • Publisher: Plume
    • Published: March 2012
    Ruth Anne "Bone" Boatwright, an illegitimate young girl, dreams of escaping her Greenville County, South Carolina, home, her notorious, hard-living family, and the unwanted attentions of her abusive stepfather, Daddy Glen. A first novel. Reprint. National Book Award finalist.
  • Carrie

    By Stephen King

    Our Price: $7.19
    • Format: Mass Market
    • ISBN-13: 9780307743664
    • Publisher: Anchor
    • Published: August 2011
    An introverted girl with remarkable powers of telekinesis faces the horrors of teenage life and unleashes a few horrors of her own when she attends the high school prom.
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    By Roald Dahl

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780142410318
    • Publisher: Puffin Books
    • Published: August 2007
    Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.
  • Common Sense

    By Thomas Paine

    Our Price: $5.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781788287876
    • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited Gunnar Lie
    • Published: January 2018
  • Cry, the Beloved Country

    By Alan Paton

    Our Price: $5.95 - $7.50
    Kindle Price: $9.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743262170
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: November 2003
    An Oprah's Book Club Selection. First published in 1948, the novel is the deeply moving story of the South African Zulu priest Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people driven by racial injustice. A classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance. 316p. Pap. Kindle Price: $12.99
  • Doctor Zhivago (UK Edition)

    By Boris Pasternak

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780099448426
    • Publisher: Vintage Classics
    • Published: September 2002
    The epic novel of Russia in the throes of revolution and one of the greatest love stories ever told. Yuri Zhivago, physician and poet, wrestles with the new order and confronts the changes cruel experience has made in him and the anguish of being torn between his love of two women. Also a major motion picture. Author Boris Pasternak ostensibly was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for this novel. 510p. Kindle Price: $12.99
  • Fahrenheit 451 (60th Anniversary Edition)

    By Ray Bradbury

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.39
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781451673319
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks
    • Published: June 2013
    In this acclaimed 20th-century novel set in a bleak, dystopian future, Guy Montag is a fireman living a life frightening in its implications: in a world where television rules authoritarianly and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. Montag’s job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. He never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and spouse, Mildred, who spends all day with her television “family.” But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn’t live in fear and to a present where on sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding book in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life. Winner of the National Book Award.
  • Fear of Flying

    By Erica Jong

    Our Price: $5.95 - $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780451209436
    • Publisher: New American Library
    • Published: November 2003
    Originally published in 1973. The groundbreaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free. Fueling fantasies, igniting debates, and even introducing a new phrase to the English language - the 'zipperless f***' - Fear of Flying went on to sell more than twelve million copies on the way to becoming a genuine cultural icon: a timeless tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood. Roll over Ms. de Beauvoir!

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