Historian Uncovers Australia’s Censored Books

Posted by admin on Mar 26, 2012

A literary historian has uncovered thousands of banned books buried seven storeys underground in the National Archives of Australia building in Sydney. It’s a prude’s nightmare but a book collector’s dream: Nicole Moore found 793 boxes filled to the brim with books Australians were never allowed to read.

The books were banned by authorities for various reasons between the 1920s and 1980s.

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