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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 25 Books To Read Before You Die

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

While To Kill a Mockingbird is a favorite book of pretty much everyone who has read it, it's important to remember that it continues to be subversive and challenging to the status quo. The protagonist is a young girl named Scout and except for her father, all the main characters in the book are marginalized by the power structure of their town — a structure that still exists nearly everywhere — where wealthy white men control the lives of everyone else, and even the members of that group who…

You can't help it—while reading this book you will pause to say, "Poor Tess." The sorrow is amplified by the occasions when Tess or other characters *almost* get to start anew and find happiness. Thomas Hardy is one of my favorite author! I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Reading Books, Classic Literature, Classic Books, Victorian Literature, Book Writer
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10 Amazing Novels That Are Super Long, But Totally Worth It

My book-reading karma isn't excellent. I don't dog-ear pages, and I try to avoid bending a book's spine to the point of creasing it. I am, however, overc...

British novelist and poet Thomas Hardy His novels include "The Return of the Native," "Tess of the D'Urbervilles," "Far from the Madding Crowd" and "Jude the Obscure.

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928. (Br.) novelist, poet. The Return of the Native, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure.

CATCH 22 – JOSEPH HELLER Captain John Joseph Yossarian battling the circular logic of wartime bureaucracy in order to stay alive, or at least die trying. Joseph Heller, Books To Read Before You Die, Books Everyone Should Read, Cool Books, My Books, Read Books, Rory Gilmore, Cover Design, Best Book Covers
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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

This is the only book that will make you feel OK about American politics. It's basically a novel version of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Ernest Hemingway Güneş de Doğar (The Sun Also Rises) This Is A Book, I Love Books, Great Books, The Book, Books To Read, My Books, The Sun Also Rises, Illustrations, Vintage Books
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15 Reads For The Non-Conformist

If you're an outcast, life can really suck at times. These books make the fight against popular culture a little easier.

I have only to touch the pensive pages and I forget everything else in this world as reading is to feel utterly transported.

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Peasant Girl - Oil on canvas - William Morris Hunt - c. 1852 This is probably in my top 10 of favorite art pieces.

10 Literary Ladies in Desperate Need of a Gay Friend

Like the rest of the internet, we love Second City’s Sassy Gay Friend video series. The idea of reenacting pivotal scenes from literature that involve a female making bad decisions only to have her gay friend intervene is inspired — and communicates…

A close reading and analysis of Virginia Woolf’s “Mrs. Virginia Woolf, I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Library Books, La Señora Dalloway, Ernst Hemingway, Summer Reading Lists
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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

You probably SparkNoted these books before, but now's your chance to read them.

The Call of the Wild by Jack London. Aside from children's books, this was the book I ever read (at age I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Wild Book, Call Of The Wild, Book Cover Art, Book Art, Classic Books
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The Call of the Wild|NOOK Book

Product Details BN ID:2940012705549Publisher: Baxter St. Publication date:10/01/2010Sold by:Barnes & NobleFormat:NOOK BookFile size:205 KB

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller Poster: one of the best novels ever written in our humble opinion. A striking poster for a striking book Books To Read, My Books, Joseph Heller, Art Of Manliness, Mens Essentials, Cultura Pop, Book Authors, Book Lists, Reading Lists
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100 Must-Read Books: The Essential Man's Library

100 books every man should read.

 Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf “I think everyone should read Virginia Woolf for her sparkling writing and for her profound insight into the experience of everyday life. Virginia Woolf, I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Marie Curie, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Better Books
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9 Book Romances We Wish Had Ended Differently

9 Book Romances We Wish Had Ended Differently is the article, but I'm pinning this to read some of these classics!

The Hours: Michael Cunningham; and Mrs Dalloway: Virginia Woolf

Some Foreign Letters - Cover illustration for Virginia Woolf’s Mrs...

Cover illustration for Virginia Woolf’s Mrs...

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway Penguin Modern Classics - Harmondsworth, 1976 cover: detail from a portrait of Virginia Woolf by Vanessa Bell Virginia Woolf, Classic Books For Teens, Books To Read, My Books, Penguin Modern Classics, Classic Literature, Penguin Books, Book Authors, Love Book

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway Penguin Modern Classics - Harmondsworth, 1976 cover: detail from a portrait of Virginia Woolf by Vanessa Bell

Thomas Hardy, manuscrit de "Tess of the Urbervilles" - British Library. Why do you think Hardy made these changes, especially to the titles?

Thomas Hardy, manuscrit de "Tess of the Urbervilles" (1891) - British Library

Author Sandra Danby chooses the first editions of loved books: ‘Mrs Dalloway’ by Virginia Woolf. The 1925 Hogarth Press edition has a wonderful cover by Vanessa Bell.

Classic Novels’ First Covers

Ever wonder what your favorite book looked like when it was first published? While many classics — The Great Gatsby, Catch-22 — have retained their iconic, original covers over the year…

The Sun Also Rises; Ernest Hemingway - 1972 - This isn't the copy I read, but the original cover. Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Free Books, Antique Books, Vintage Books, Classic Books For Teens, Ernest Hemingway Books, The Sun Also Rises
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The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway

Scribner's, 1926. This is a later printing with a different and more modern dust jacket from the stated first.. Check out the tagline: "Wherein the lost generation that followed the War goes to the devil with a smile on the lip but with despair in its heart." Call NO.: Awaiting to be cataloged.