October 4, 2012 Jen Rickard Blair
As Banned Books Week comes to a close, we shift our gaze upon the censorship of authors on an international scale. Below is a list of 17 books that have been banned in the last decade. The original version of this list can be found in WLT’s censorship issue published in September 2006.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (2007), banned in several U.S. states.
Paulo Coelho (Brazil), O Zahir (2005; Eng. The Zahir, 2005), banned in Iran