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Night by Elie Wiesel | 23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should The Jewish author was sent to Auschwitz at 15-years-old. This is his story of personal struggle, heartbreak, and passion. At barely 100 pages, you can’t afford to not read this book.
★ ★ (48%) It's certainly uneven, and many viewers will find that its reach exceeds its grasp, but The Book of Eli finds the Hughes brothers injecting some fresh stylish fun into the kind of post-apocalyptic wasteland filmgoers have seen more than enough of lately (source: www.rottentomatoe...).
Into the Wild: The story of idealist Christopher Johnson McCandless, and his travels through the Alaskan wilderness. Had he not met misfortune, I think McCandless would have led the life of, say, an Edward Abbey. A sad, cautionary tale told with sensitively by author Jon Krakauer.