- A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews.
- Atonement by Ian McEwan.
- Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.
- Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.
- I Am SO the Boss of You by Kathy Buckworth.
- Incendiary by Chris Cleave.
- Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer.
- Julie & Julia by Julie Powell.
What books should I read by 30?
- Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin (1956)
- The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (1890)
- Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff (2015)
- Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding (1996)
- Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1878)
- The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
How many books should you read by 30?
The Daily Reader
30 Minutes = 24 books a year (2 a month) 45 Minutes = 36 books a year (3 a month) 60 Minutes = 48 books a year (4 a month) 75 Minutes = 60 books a year (5 a month)
What books should I read at 25?
- “The Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger.
- “Geek Love” by Katherine Dunn.
- “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison.
- “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.
- “The Devil Wears Prada” by Lauren Weisberger.
- “Orlando” by Virginia Woolf.
- “The White Album” by Joan Didion.
What should I read after Americanah?
- Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor.
- The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri.
- Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole.
- We Needs New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo.
- Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi.
- Foreign Gods, Inc. by Okey Ndibe.
- Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
What is Reese Witherspoon’s latest book club pick?
Reese’s December 2020 YA pick: “Extraordinary courage, selflessness and bravery are at the center of The Light in Hidden Places.” The Light in Hidden Places makes for a thought-provoking YA read that adults will enjoy, too. Stefania Podgorska was a Polish teenager who harbored 13 Jews in her attic during WWII.
Can adults read Catcher in the Rye?
No one is too old to read Catcher in the Rye. Holden Caulfield is a character, whose typical teenage mentality and thinking can be related to and understood by many.
Is The Catcher in the Rye worth reading?
The following excerpt is an argument for re-reading The Catcher in the Rye as an adult. No, really. Smokler explains that Catcher is one of the classics worth reading, worthwhile to understand Holden Caulfield’s perspective to understand teenagers—or just one New York kid grieving over his brother.
Is The Catcher in the Rye a difficult read?
CATCHER is hard to read for some people. This may be in part because of the narrative voice and the confining first-person point of view. Another reason is the lack of a clear plot line. There’s no antagonist or clear goal that the protagonist is striving toward.
Is Catcher in the Rye still popular?
J.D. Salinger’s classic novel ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ was written nearly 70 years ago, but one million copies are still sold every year.
What books should I read at 21?
- The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf.
- A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan.
- Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman.
- You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero.
- Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.
- The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath.
- Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham.
- Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.
Is the picture of Dorian Gray appropriate?
Relatively short for a classic and unencumbered by difficult language, this novel makes for a great book club discussion book. Although some may find it somewhat dark, it provides plenty of material for introspection. Content Analysis: Profanity/Language: 13 religious exclamations; 1 mild obscenity; 2 anatomical terms.
What should I look for in a good book?
- Does the novel have a plot?
- Is this goal strong enough to sustain an 80 000-word long novel?
- Is the plot introduced early enough?
- Is there too much backstory?
- Is there opposition for the protagonist?
- Does the plot make sense?
- Has the author used the setting to advance the plot?
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