100 books every person should read
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In life, there are things you could do, things you should do, and things you must do. These same categories apply to your choice of what to read next. You could read any number of books, for reasons ranging from guilty pleasure to the fact that your book club meets in two days. You should probably read any number of classic novels that will expand your literary palate or teach you a thing or two. And then there are the books you must read, no matter who you are. The 25 titles below have much to offer anyone who picks them up. Add to Bag.
Hidden away in the books department on Amazon. Below, shop the list of books listed here in alphabetical order. Happy reading! The Bad Beginning: Or, Orphans! Are You There God? Beloved , by Toni Morrison. Breath, Eyes, Memory , by Edwidge Danticat.
I am Legend – Richard Matheson
A group of narcissistic, moneyed Hollywood spawn spend their time taking drugs, drinking and shagging each other in the back of their Porches. What you wish your youth was like, basically. A tale of unbridled excess and, naturally, subsequent destruction. Our journalist narrator tries to penetrate the glamorous New York scene, but is hampered by his alarming ability to always say the wrong thing. A great lesson in how not tackle your first move to the big city. Thought you had it tough? Growing up gay, Greek and with a lisp in North Carolina, USA, Sedaris tells the story of his youth through a series of hilarious essays.
They broke boundaries and challenged conceptions. We asked our readers for their must-reads; from timeless non-fiction to iconic bestsellers, these are their essential recommends. The greatest, most scathing dissection of the hollowness at the heart of the American dream. Hypnotic, tragic, both of its time and completely relevant. Magic realism at its best. Both funny and moving, this book made me reflect for weeks on the inexorable march of time. In this groundbreaking novel, completed after six arduous years of research, Capote invented a new genre - the 'Nonfiction Novel' - applying prose techniques to fact.