Every year, book lovers across the country band together in support of Banned Books Week, taking place this year from September 24-30. This week in particular we celebrate the freedom to read, access to information, and expression of ideas.
HarperCollins is proud to join in the celebration by offering 10 librarians the chance to win a set of sixteen banned and challenged books from our publishing history:
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
Black Boy by Richard Wright
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
How To Make Love Like A Porn Star by Jenna Jameson with Neil Strauss
In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason
Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
The Hunt Club by Bret Lott
The Joy of Gay Sex by Charles Silverstein and Felice Picano
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Wicked by Gregory Maguire
To enter, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Banned Books Week" by September 30.* You can find out more about Banned Books Week and what you can do to support the freedom to read here on the American Library Association's website.
*This giveaway will close at 11:59pm on September 30. Books will be shipped to public librarians within the U.S.