9 Surprising Banned Books


Steal This Book by Abbie Hoffman

Sixties political activist Abbie Hoffman was cheeky as usual when naming his guide to governmental overthrow. The book was banned in Canada, and many stores in the United States refused to carry it for fear the title would prompt customers to shoplift. Had they carried the book, it would've been banned for other reasons -- Hoffman describes how to make a pipe bomb, steal credit cards, and grow marijuana.