Who's next in line to lead the
House of Saud? King Abdullah, 87, is unwell, having recently traveled to the
United States for medical treatment, and speculation is heating up about his
replacement. Unfortunately, none of the potential candidates is getting any
Countries worldwide have often sought to ban books they find politically inconvenient, religiously awkward, or just plain embarrassing. But for writers like Russia’s Vasily Grossman, who pleaded with the Soviet censors in 1961, "I am physically free, but the book to which I have dedicated my life is in jail," a book's ban means far more than just a dip in sales. Here are some books behind bars today.