8 banned books to celebrate Blasphemy Rights Day

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A fan reads "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" by J.K. Rowling as he sits outside a bookstore in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on July 21, 2007. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Amit Dave
*Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-BLASPHEMOUS-BOOKS, originally transmitted on Sept. 30, 2015.

A fan reads "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" by J.K. Rowling as he sits outside a bookstore in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on July 21, 2007. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Amit Dave *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-BLASPHEMOUS-BOOKS, originally transmitted on Sept. 30, 2015.

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(RNS) The Bible and "Fifty Shades of Grey" share more than a few raunchy sex scenes. For Banned Books Week and International Blasphemy Rights Day (Sept. 30), these eight titles are still too hot to handle.