Read Banned Books: Books in recent censorship incidents

Here you can find books, new and old, that someone recently tried to ban, or to retaliate against its creators or supporters. You can find more details on each book's information page.

TitleAuthorFirst publishedRecent incident
Between the World and Me Ta-Nehisi Coates 2015 2023
A Court of Mist and Fury Sarah J. Maas 2016 2022
The Prince and the Dressmaker Jen Wang 2018 2022
Gender Queer: A Memoir Maia Kobabe 2019 2023
All Boys Aren't Blue George M. Johnson 2020 2021
The 1619 Project Nikole Hannah-Jones (ed.) 2019 2020
Maus Art Spiegelman 1986 2022
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Jill Twiss 2018 2022
The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison 1970 2022
Beloved Toni Morrison 1987 2013
New Kid Jerry Craft 2019 2021
And Tango Makes Three Justin Richardson et al. 2005 2023
My Shadow is Purple Scott Stuart 2022 2023
Angels in America Tony Kushner 1992 2023

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