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Siddhartha

by Hesse, Hermann and Neugroschel, Joachim

Set in India, Siddhartha is the story of a young Brahmin's search for ultimate reality after meeting with the Buddha. Includes suggestions for further reading.

Slaughterhouse-Five

by Vonnegut Jr., Kurt

Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning.

Song of Solomon

by Morrison, Toni

Dramatic story of the black experience in America, by the Nobel Prize winning author

Spoon River Anthology

by Masters, Edgar Lee

In the town of Spoon River, the dead are given a last chance to speak to the living in the form of epitaphs written on their tombstones.

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

by Hardy, Thomas

Hardy's famous classic, an intimate portrait of a woman who is one of literature's most admirable and tragic heroines

The Martian Chronicles

by Bradbury, Ray

Chronicles of man and Mars as man conquers Mars and Mars conquers man.

The Merchant of Venice

by Shakespeare, William

Shakespearean play with two subplots 1) Antonio defaults on a loan from Shylock the Jew, who demands his life as bond 2) Portia must marry the man who passes a test her father arranged.

The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

by Kafka, Franz

A collection of stories by Franz Kafka including The Metamorphosis--a story about a man who becomes trapped inside the body of a bug.

The Odyssey

by Homer and Pope, Alexander

Homer's classical Greek epic poem.

The Old Man and the Sea

by Hemingway, Ernest

An old fisherman goes to sea one last time to catch the greatest fish of his life.

The Pearl

by Steinbeck, John

In this short book illuminated by a deep understanding and love of humanity, John Steinbeck retells an old Mexican folk tale: the story of the great pearl, how it was found, and how it was lost.

The Phantom of the Opera

by Leroux, Gaston

The Pigman

by Zindel, Paul

Two high-school students befriend a strange old man and through their visits share unexpected love and laughter.

The Princess Bride

by Goldman, William

A comic adventure romance about a beautiful girl who thinks she has lost her one and only love and marries a malicious prince.

The Raven and Other Writings

by Poe, Edgar Allan

13 tales and 16 poems by the famous author, including all his famous ones. Reading group guide at the end.

The Red Badge of Courage

by Crane, Stephen

Back cover: Can Henry find the strength within himself to earn the red badge of courage?

The Return of the Native

by Hardy, Thomas

Book Description Passionate Eustacia Vye detests her life amid the dreary environs of Egdon Heath and spies her escape when Clym Yeobright returns from Paris.

The Scarlet Letter

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

The Sea of Grass

by Richter, Conrad

New Mexico in the late 19th century and the conflicts between the pioneering ranchers and the farmers.

The Secret Sharer

by Conrad, Joseph

Short novella by Conrad. Story of an uncertain captain, who nearly runs his boat aground on rocks to give a murderer a chance at freedom.

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

by Hemingway, Ernest

9 short stories: The Snows of Kilimanjaro; A Clean, Well-Lighted Place; In Another Country; The Killers; My Old Man; Big Two-Hearted River Part 1 and 2; Fifty Grand; and more

The Sonnets

by Shakespeare, William

Collection of Shakespeare's sonnets.

The Sound and the Fury

by Faulkner, William

"I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire. . . . I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it.

The Story of My Life

by Keller, Helen

Helen Keller's autobiography.

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