'Catcher in the Rye' and other popular banned books
J.D. Salinger’s only full-length novel was published on July 16, 1951
Many books have caused quite a stir when they were released. Whether for their controversial ideas, sexual nature, or racial observations, there are some that continue to cause a stir many years later.
The following books are all featured in the Library of Congress’ exhibit ‘Books that Shaped America,' and have all been banned, challenged, or censored.