What Every Teenager Should Be Reading

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(1) The Penguin Book of Women Poets

(2) Beloved by Toni Morrison (3) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

(4) Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

(5) Collected Works by Collette

(6) Poems by John Donne

(7) Poems by George Herbert (8) Capital by Karl Marx

(9) The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud

(10) Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis


(1) A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean

(2) The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler

(3) Money by Martin Amis

(4) Going after Cacciato by Tim O'Brien

(5) Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

(6) Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

(7) The Sporting Club by Thomas McGuane

(8) Herzog by Saul Bellow

(9) King Lear by William Shakespeare

(10) The Power Broker by Robert Caroow power works.

LISA JARDINE, PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH (1) Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

(2) The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

(3) To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

(4) If this is a Man by Primo Levi

(5) Moby Dick by Herman Melville

(6) Beloved by Toni Morrison

(7) The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil

(8) Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie

(9) Oranges are not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

(10) To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

GEORGE WALDEN, WRITER (1) Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

(2) Henry IV, parts 1 and 2 by William Shakespeare

(3) The Essays by Michel de Montaigne

(4) The Defence of Poesie by Sir Philip Sidney

(5) Civilisation of Renaissance in Italy by Jakob Burckhardt

(6) An Enquiry of Human Understanding by David Hume

(7) Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

(8) The Underground Man by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

(9) Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne

(10) The Bible