A who’s who of books worth reading.
Index librorum prohibitorum Innoc. XI. P.M. iussu editus usque ad annum 1681 :
eidem accedit in fine appendix usque ad mensem Iunij 1704. 509 more words
‘Tropic of Cancer’ was banned in the UK and the USA for almost 30 years. Re-reading it after several decades, I am not surprised – it contains what were for the times explicit descriptions of sexual activity that you cannot find in any other conventional text of the time. 1,112 more words