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Banned Books Week: How censorship through the decades cracked down on literary sex...(Independent)
24 Sep 2017
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Consider suppressed books and what do you think of? Someone carefully measuring out the ingredients for a bomb in their mother’s cellar, poring over The Anarchist’s Cookbook? A 1980s Britain supposedly blissfully unaware of the revelations in Peter Wright’s banned MI5 memoir Spycatcher, while the rest of the world laps up his allegations? Well-thumbed copies of Lady Chatterley’s Lover being passed surreptitiously between filth-hungry readers? Read the full article

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