Top 10 Unsuitable Books for Teenages

11 Apr

Writer Patrick Ness was a keen reader when he was young. His haphazard selections from the local library would occasionally yield results that his mother probably wouldn’t have been too happy about.

So here’s the top 10 as posted on the Guardian website:

  1. Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
  2. The Stand by Stephen King
  3. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  4. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  5. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  6. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  7. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  8. Maul by Tricia Sullivan
  9. Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
  10. …. You’ll have to read the article to find out what Patrick Ness puts at number 10!

Image: ‘Against Banned Books (Please Spread This Pic & The Text)

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