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05/29/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The 11 Most Surprising Banned Books (PHOTOS, POLL)

Even though it's not banned books week, the issue of censorship is ever-present, and while going through the list, we found those that didn't surprise us (Howard Stern's "Private Parts," "The New Joy of Gay Sex," Judy Blume's "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret," and the one that's been banned from the beginning, DH Lawrence's "Lady Chatterley's Lover"), we found many that did, including the dictionary.

Vote below and let us know about the books banned in America that surprised you, too.

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Surprising Banned Books
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Surprising Banned Books