The American Library Association celebrates the «Week of Censored Books» and publishes a list of the 100 “most censored books of the last decade.”

The American Library Association (ALA) has taken advantage of their “Censored Book Week,” which ended on October 3rd., to publish a list of the 100 most censored books of the last decade (2010-2019).

Heading the list is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie (published in Spanish by Siruela Publishers); Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey (published in Spanish by Barco de Vapor) and Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why; (published in Spanish by Nube de Tinta) and now a three-season series on Netflix.

Also included in the 100 most censored books is Bless me, Ultima, by Chicano author Rudolfo  Anaya, Dreaming in Cuban, by the Cuban-American author, Cristina García and La Casa de los Espíritus (House of the Spirits) from the Chilean writer Isabel Allende, also adapted  for the screen in 1994.

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