I read this in high school and thought there was never a longer, more horrifying and boring book out there. I look back and know I was wrong... I had only read the revised version and had missed page after page of the court case. Richard Wright, Black Men, Worth Reading, Richardwright, Native Sons, Africans American, Books Worth, Ban Books, Novels
67 books to read to your kids before they turn 10. Some great classics everyone should read. This is a great list! Not sure I agree with all of them for the before 10 bit, but it has many of my favorites, and some new ones I can't wait to check out.
"Every life is many days, day after day. We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love. But always meeting ourselves." JAMES JOYCE, Ulysses
"Writer and reader... who gives, who receives? Both and both. And, this is why it is always necessary to leave open spaces in a piece of work, to trust the reader to get it, to not tell everything... the empty spaces are the handholds, footholds, by which the reader climbs into the work, inserting him or herself." - Crescent Dragonwagon