UK printer company Printerinks chose the festive period to share this list of the great banned books of history – so that you can spend your time looking through your presents to see if any of them is on the ban list. You’ll find the expected – 1984 and Lady Chatterley’s Lover – and the surprising – The Da Vinci Code and Green Eggs and Ham. And if you want some Christmas entertainment, try reading Detroit Public Library’s reasons for banning The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It’s a shame that stupidity only rarely seems to be a qualification for a ban list.


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