#RockBannedBooks

In honor of Banned Books Week (Sept. 22-28), we created the Twitter hashtag #RockBannedBooks to raise awareness of books that have been banned or contested. The purpose of the hashtag is to mashup of rock band names with banned book titles (in some instances, we used songs instead of bands).

Some highlights:

Fleetwood Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Go Ask Alice Cooper by Anonymous

Uncle Tom Petty’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Of Mice and Men at Work by John Steinbeck

Slaughterhouse-Five for Fighting by Kurt Vonnegut (via @spotsonmyapples)

The Crowded House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne (via @literatissima)

The Joy of Sex Pistols by Alex Comfort (via @literatissima)

The Diary of Anne Frank Zappa by Anne Frank (via @spotsonmyapples)

Lady Gaga’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence

Native Roy Orbison by Richard Wright

The Catcher in the Ry Cooder by J.D. Salinger

Are You There, Godsmack? It’s Me Margaret by Judy Blume

The Color Purple Rain by Alice Walker

Invisible Man Who Sold The World by Ralph Ellison (via @JTKLMN)

The Chocolate War (What is it Good For?) by Robert Cormier (via @substockman)

The Bluest Eye of the Tiger by Toni Morrison

Contribute to the hashtag: #RockBannedBooks

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