10 Books That Should Be Challenged Instead of ’50 Shades of Grey’

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The charges: awful, awful prose

Actually, one good thing about calling The Da Vinci Code to mind is that doing so also calls to mind this fairly spectacular take-down of Dan Brown’s prose. We’re perfectly aware that Brown has spent the last decade laughing en route to and from the bank — that still doesn’t make The Da Vince Code any more worth reading.