10 Books OR Articles You Read That You Are Grateful For
1. The Catcher in the Rye
The book is set around the 1950s and is narrated by a young man named Holden Caulfield. Holden is not your average teenager, he is incredibly intelligent but struggles in school and has trouble connecting with people. The book is incredibly relatable and provides a unique perspective on teenage angst and the human condition.
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
The book is set in the 1930s in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama. The book follows a young girl named Scout Finch as she witnesses the racial injustice and bigotry that her father, Atticus Finch, faces as he defends a black man accused of a crime he did not commit. The book is an important read, especially in today's political climate.
3. The Great Gatsby
The book is set in the 1920s and tells the story of Jay Gatsby, a wealthy man who is obsessed with a woman named Daisy Buchanan. The book is a commentary on the American dream and how it can be corrupted by money and greed.
The book is set in a dystopian future where the government controls everything and the people are constantly being watched. The book follows the story of Winston Smith as he rebels against the government and falls in love with a woman named Julia. The book is a warning against the dangers of government control and the importance of freedom and liberty.
5. Animal Farm
The book is a political allegory that tells the story of a group of animals who overthrow their human farmer and create their own society. The book is a commentary on the Russian Revolution and the rise of the Soviet Union.
6. The Bible
This book has provided guidance and comfort to billions of people for over two thousand years.
7. The Communist Manifesto
This book is responsible for inspiring many of the social and economic changes that have shaped the world.
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
This novel has helped to change perceptions of race and injustice in America.
9. The Catcher in the Rye
This book is often credited with sparking the coming of age genre of literature.
10. The Diary of Anne Frank
This book is a powerful reminder of the human capacity for strength and hope in the face of adversity.