Books Worth Reading
The Catcher in the Rye: "What I was really hanging around for, I was trying to feel some kind of a good-bye. I mean I've left schools and places I didn't even know I was leaving them. I hate that. I don't care if it's a sad good-bye or a bad good-bye, but when I leave a place I like to know I'm leaving it. If you don't, you feel even worse." Holden Caulfield
Slaughterhouse 5 /Kurt Vonnegut. This classic didn't really impress me much, I'm, sad to say. I don't know - to me the very fleeting philosophy that is described throughout the book - the fact that no one ever dies, and nothing is ever sad - made it hard for me to feel compassionate, or just to feel something about the characters - and therefore I didn't care about what happened to them - I wasn't compelled to read on. Unfortunately.
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”