09/24/2010 06:09 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Playboy's Most Scandalous Fiction: Palahniuk, Nabokov, Heller ... Roald Dahl!

Playboy playmates generally fit a consistent set of criteria, but the men's magazine is far more varied when it comes to its featured fiction. With an excerpt of Lydia Davis' buzzed new translation of Madame Bovary (out this week) advertised on the September issue's cover as "the most scandalous novel of all time," we decided to take a look back at some of Playboy's most attention-grabbing literary selections.

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