Banned Books 2019


  • A Clockwork Orange

    By Anthony Burgess

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393341768
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 2019
  • A People's History of the United States

    By Howard Zinn

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780062397348
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
    • Published: November 2015
    A revised edition of the American Book Award-nominated chronicle of U.S. history is told from a grassroots perspective and provides an analysis of important events from 1492 through the current war on terrorism. Original.
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany

    By John Irving

    Our Price: $16.19
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780062204097
    • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
    • Published: April 2012
    While playing baseball in the summer of 1953, Owen Meany hits a foul ball that kills his best friend's mother, and he becomes convinced that he is an instrument of God.
  • Another Country

    By James Baldwin

    Our Price: $15.25
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679744719
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: February 1993
    Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, this novel of passion - sexual, racial, political, artistic - is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, black and white,stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at their most elemental and sublime. First published in 1962.
  • Bastard Out of Carolina (20th Anniversary Edition)

    By Dorothy Allison

    Our Price: $17.00
    • 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.
  • Beloved

    By Toni Morrison

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400033416
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • Published: June 2004
    Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, Morrison's spellbinding novel transforms history into a story on a biblical scale as well as a lullaby. Sethe, the protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. There are too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things occurred. Her new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Morrison is the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. The New York Times Book Review Fiction Survey finds Beloved 'the single best work of American fiction published in the last 25 years.' 324p.
  • Breakfast of Champions

    By Kurt Vonnegut

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385334204
    • Publisher: Delta
    • Published: 1973
    One of Vonnegut's favorite characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result is murderously funny satire as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success,politics, and pollution in America and reminds readers how to see the truth. 383p.
  • Drama

    By Raina Telgemeier

    Our Price: $10.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780545326995
    • Publisher: Graphix
    • Published: September 2012
  • Fahrenheit 451 (60th Anniversary Edition)

    By Ray Bradbury

    Our Price: $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: $16.00
    • 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!
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls

    By Ernest Hemingway

    Our Price: $15.30 - $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684803357
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: 2003
    The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to the antifascist guerilla unit in the mountains of Spain and his love for the beautiful Maria. One of the great war novels of all time. Robert Jordanis a declared hero of both 2008 presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain. 471p.
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman

    By Manuel Puig

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679724490
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • Published: April 1991
    A graceful, intensely compelling novel about love and victimization. In an Argentine prison, two men share a cell: Molina, a gay window dresser who is self-centered, self-denigrating, yet charming as well; and Valentin, an articulate, fiercely dogmatic revolutionary haunted by memories of a woman he left for the cause. Both are gradually transformed by their growing friendship and by Molina's obsession with the fantasy and romance of the movies. 281p.
  • Little Birds

    By Anais Nin

    Our Price: $14.39
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156029049
    • Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.
    • Published: February 2004
    Anais Nin explores passion in all its forms, from two strangers on a moonlit Normandy beach to a woman's sudden fulfillment at a public hanging. Thirteen delicious tales of sexual desire deployed in all its layers of half-dreamed ecstasy. 148p.
  • Looking for Alaska

    By John Green

    Our Price: $12.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780142402511
    • Publisher: Speak
    • Published: April 2007
    Miles 'Pudge' Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole existence has been one big movement, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the 'Great Perhaps' even more. He heads off to the sometimes crazy, possibly unstable, and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. 221pages. Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellent Young Adult Literature (American Library Association).
  • Mug: Banned Books

    By Out of Print

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: X
    • Publisher: Out of Print
    Happiness is a good book and a warm drink. Coated ceramic Heat-reactive Microwave safe. Hand wash only. Holds 12 oz.