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Manuscripts Don't Burn: a Timeline of Literary Censorship, Destruction, and Liberation

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To celebrate Banned Books week, PEN has compiled a timeline of the most notorious acts of censorship and how we've fought to keep books available for readers. Mouse over the timeline to move backwards and forwards and drag the slider tool below the timeline to advance more quickly. Click here to view the timeline fullscreen. Best viewed with the latest version of Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer (Safari not recommended).

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