Brave New World


The American Library Association ranks Brave New World as No. 34 on their list of most challenged books.[35][36] The following list includes some incidents in which it has been censored, banned, or challenged:

  • In 1932, the book was banned in Ireland for its language, and for supposedly being anti-family and anti-religion.[37][38]
  • In 1965, a Maryland English teacher alleged that he was fired for assigning Brave New World to students. The teacher sued for violation of First Amendment rights but lost both his case and the appeal.[39]
  • The book was banned in India in 1967, with Huxley accused of being a "pornographer".[40]
  • In 1980, it was removed from classrooms in Miller, Missouri among other challenges.[41]

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