100 Books You Must Read in Your Lifetime
Selected by the staff of Cuyahoga County Public Library.
100 Books You Must Read in Your Lifetime
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Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams. DON'T FORGET YOUR TOWEL!!!
50 fantasy books worth reading
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is the title of the first of five books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction "trilogy" by Douglas Adams (with the sixth written by Eoin Colfer).
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy... Worth reading, definitely.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. A classic. No need to explain this one. The BBC made a mini-series of it, and it's one of my favorites movies as well.
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Book Cover: Pride and Prejudice - My absolute FAVORITE book & movie (2005-adaptation). ^_~ <3
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay by Michael Chabon
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A must read for lovers of superheroes and beyond. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (with bonus content): A Novel: Michael Chabon: 9780812983586: Amazon.com: Books
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon This is one of the few books I've had to read for a class that I actually thoroughly enjoyed. It's original in both story and style. Chabon's wit and humor is apparent throughout but never pushes the envelope too far. Chabon brilliantly captures a little bit of everything - romance, tragedy, the "American Dream," war, a brief history of comic books. Travis, Student Library Staff Book Location: Wilson Library (PS3553.H15 A82 2000b) #br
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4) by Agatha Christie
One of my favorite Agatha Christie books. We at The Murder Mystery Company like it too!
Your Morning Saturday book club!
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Books worth reading...
To read next! ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr is a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky. Good novel!
Favorite book so far! A must read...
This "better book title" made me laugh =) (Originally "Crime and Punishment")
After watching a book review show on BBC - Sue Perkins recommended this book, and described the plot which I think I will enjoy
Very long and difficult novel, but worth reading.
The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Complete Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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,Not traditionally children's books, but so old that they're fairly benign for a slightly older child with a voracious appetite for reading.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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fav! SO worth reading!!!!
2014 Reading List: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Díaz | 65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao , by Junot Díaz | and my love affair with Junot Diaz begins ...
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Middlemarch by George Eliot
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E for Eliot’s Middlemarch | Penguin Classics recently began releasing a new series called Drop Caps, made up of collectible editions of classic texts with covers designed by Jessica Hische and Penguin Art Director Paul Buckle.
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Not so much "books worth reading" -- though they are -- as "books worth owning": The new Drop Caps series from Penguin Books, w/ cover designs by Jessica Hische. 'E' is for George Eliot's *Middlemarch.*
Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
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Love Medicine (or any book) by Louise Erdrich
BOOKS: Love Medicine, by Louis Erdrich (buy her books from her own indie bookstore, Birchbard Books, and they come signed by Ms. Erdrich)
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
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FANTASTIC! 'Middlesex' by Jeffrey Eugenides: "I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of l974. . . My birth certificate lists my name as Calliope Helen Stephanides. My most recent driver’s license...records my first name simply as Cal."
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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides .. very good book.
Already have a copy of this book. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides - It's a Pulitzer Prize winning book and an Oprah book club selection.
anything by Eugenides is worth reading! I love his characters!
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
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One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez. Favorite book of all time.
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The previous pinner said: "This book is the reason I decided to learn Spanish. When I was done I felt like crying and laughing at the same time." This might have to go on my summer reading list!
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100 Years of Solitude. April 2004 pick. This is such a good read. Anything by this man is well worth reading, I feel.
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
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Earnest Hemingway’s quintessential story of the post-World War I Lost Generation remains relevant eighty-five years after its 1926 publication and provides a poignant look at the disillusionment and angst in an age of moral bankruptcy, spiritual dissolution, unrealized love, and vanishing illusions. The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation, The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway’s masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway favorite book ever!
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
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A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving: one of my all time favorite books..such a great story & such unforgettable characters..."I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice"
FAVORITE BOOK A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving "I love 'The World According To Garp' by Irving, but this book of his is my favorite. I remember finishing it on an airplane and I think I burst out crying and was terribly embarrassed. It’s so good!" --Anderson
Thank you PC book club.
By John Irving Worth reading, but not my favorite
My favourite John Irving book.
Washington Square by Henry James
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"Washington Square" by Henry James
Fernand Khnopff, "Portrait de Marie Monnom".
Ulysses by James Joyce
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Ulysses by James Joyce, cover designed by Peter Mendelsund
JACKET MECHANICAL: James Joyce. For Vintage Books. design by Peter Mendelsund
One of a series of James Joyce book covers by Peter Mendelsund.
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The Stand by Stephen King
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My favorite Stephen King book. Simply remarkable.
Still my favorite book. What's your favorite Stephen King?
One of the few books worth reading again and again.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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one of my first literary love affairs was with this book as a young girl.
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. This is my favorite book of all time!!! Heard that the movie is good but I still hesitate to watch... Just affraid it would kills my affection as what movies usually do to great books I've read 😤 Gregory Peck really intrigues me tho 😆 one day maybe...
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will, not what he must … and a dead enemy is a thing of beauty.
A Game of Thrones (Book) : Martin, George R. R. : A NEW ORIGINAL SERIES, NOW ON HBO. Here is the first volume in George R. R. Martin's magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords . As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martin's stunning series is destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction. A GAME OF THRONES Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a land of brutal cold to a distant summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, here is a tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and bastards, who come together in a time of grim omens. Here an enigmatic band of warriors bear swords of no human metal; a tribe of fierce wildlings carry men off into madness; a cruel young dragon prince barters his sister to win back his throne; and a determined woman undertakes the most treacherous of journeys. Amid plots and counterplots, tragedy and betrayal, victory and terror, the fate of the Starks, their allies, and their enemies hangs perilously in the balance, as each endeavors to win that deadliest of conflicts: the game of thrones.
Atonement by Ian McEwan
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Atonement by Ian McEwan -- anyone who is looking for a new book to read, definitely read this one. I read it back in High school before it was a movie and it is, to this day, one of my favorite books and movies ❤️
#Atonement - Hot summer day in 1935 on the south of England, thirteen year old... #psychothriller #ianmcewan #book
Atonement books worth reading; movie is really good too
Atonement: A Novel by Ian McEwan. Maybe I'll watch the movie now.
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell