What are the greatest books of all time? Brain Pickings pointed out a book of lists wherein 125 famous authors — everyone from Norman Mailer to Claire Messud to Annie Proulx to Stephen King — choose their ten favorite books. The book, The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books, handily synthesizes all that info (544 works total mentioned in 125 lists). How many have you read?
Let's hear it for the Dirty Thirty! Books, that is. Thirty most challenged...... BY BARBARA S. DUNCAN -- This list was compiled based on surveys from 1965 to 1982 of the most challenged books. I kept the list to mark off books as I read them. I have read lmany of them and must say some of them are great books and you'll wonder why they received objections.