It’s the fastest way to become a best seller, right?
If the subject weren’t so serious it could be downright fun. Join us this week on twitter, facebook and here as BVC authors flaunt their banned books! And by join us we mean come on, post your own pics of you and your banned books!
Fanny Hill, or, to use its official name, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, is a classic among banned books. First published in 1748, and first banned in 1749, it has been a classic subject in the debate about banning books ever since.
In 1966 — more than 200 years after it was written — the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it was not obscene and could be published in the United States. These days it’s probably on some college reading lists.