I actually think this is a pretty crummy list (what in the world are 3 Ina Flemming novels doing beside the likes of Homer and Austin?) But still some interesting suggestions. Penguin Classic’s list of Classic Books You Must Read Before You Die”
See what books were picked by the avid Goodread's folks as their 100 Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime. - I'm happy to say I've read most of these, and seen the movie for those I haven't read. But there's still a couple to add to my reading list. :)
Nujood Ali because she, at the mere age of 10 years old, bravely fought and won against cultural and religious marriages in a country where that fight is particularly unwelcome and dangerous. And then wrote about it, which is astronomically awesome.