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A listing of books that have been banned under various jurisdictions
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, banned in China
- The Call of the Wild by Jack London, banned in Italy and Yugoslavia in 1929
- Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence, banned in the United States until 1959, in the United Kingdom until 1960 and in Australia through the 1960s
- Lysistrata by Aristophanes, banned in the United States under the 1873 Comstock laws which are no longer enforced.
- Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe, banned in the United States under the 1873 Comstock laws which are no longer enforced.
- The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, banned in the United States under the 1873 Comstock laws which are no longer enforced.
- Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland, banned in the United States until a 1966 Supreme Court case revoked charges of obscenity
- Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley, banned in South Africa in 1955
- Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, banned in South Africa - possibly related to its title
- Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1770, banned by United States Customs in 1929
- The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine, banned in the United Kingdom in 1792, Paine was put on trial, as were publishers.
- The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion, banned in South Africa
- Rules on Prohibited Books from the Council of Trent
- "Dominici gregis custodiae" by Pius IV, approving the Index of Prohibited Books
- "Officiorum ac Munerum" by Leo XIII, revoking punishments for reading prohibited books