19 books everyone should read

In celebration of World Book Night, we asked our guests and audience what book they think everyone should read.

Here’s what they mentioned:

“The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald
“One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
“Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison
“The Giver” by Lois Lowry
“The Good Earth” by Pearl S. Buck
“The Woman Warrior” by Maxine Hong Kingston
“Killing Yourself to Live” by Chuck Klosterman
The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
“The Fault in our Stars” by John Green
“The Richest Man in Babylon” by George S. Clason
“Coming of Age in Mississippi” by Anne Moody
“Mutant Message Down Under” by Marlo Morgan
“A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith
“Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky
“Catcher in the Rye” by J.D. Salinger
“Moby Dick” by Herman Melville
“Dead Souls” by Nikolai Gogol
“I Served the King of England” by Bohumil Hrabal
“Confederacy of Dunces” by John Kennedy Toole

  • Gary F

    No Animal Farm or 1984?

    • Joe

      The Giver is pretty close