September 22 – 28 is Banned Books Week, the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Events will take place around the country, including a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival on September 22. You can learn more by visiting the official website here. Read a banned book and join the fight against censorship! May we suggest:

The Silence and the Roar by Nihad Sirees

The Artificial Silk Girl by Irmgard Keun

Three by Atiq Rahimi

Stories from the City of God by Pier Paolo Passolini

Conjugal Love by Alberto Moravia