Dangerous Books About Books That Are Dangerous

Read these if you dare...

We’re not talking banned books—this is a list of novels that within them contain dangerous texts. In many of the dystopian entries, reading has been subtly or overtly beaten out of future generations, yet all it takes is one stolen book or stolen glimpse at a magazine to bring back the hunger for reading. Or we’re talking ancient tomes full of forbidden magic and the keys to conjuring something much worse than a fun read. Peruse at your own risk…

 

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Bookshelf curated by Natalie Zutter.

 

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About Natalie Zutter

Natalie Zutter

NATALIE ZUTTER has always been a voracious reader, from reading Agatha Christie and Entertainment Weekly above her age level as a kid to squeezing 52 books into the year whenever podcasts aren’t taking over her commute. A 2016 Amtrak Residency writer, Natalie also writes plays about superheroes and sex robots, and Tumblr rants about fandom. You can find her giggling over pop culture memes on Twitter @nataliezutter.

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