5. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

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Why was it banned? Considered a bad influence on youths

Today, Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises" is considered one of the most important books by one of the most important writers in U.S.


However, there was a time when it was banned, and still is at many schools.

But if you are a fan of Hemingway, you should definitely read this book!

Even if you aren't (admittedly, I'm more of a Fitzgerald girl myself) it's still a book everyone should read since it's so fundamental to our culture.

Additionally, you'll love this book because it gives a glimpse into the post-World War I generation, which was filled with angst and disillusionment as well as intrigue, excitement, and flamboyance.

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