Monday, January 10, 2011

College Bound Book List

Created By: Christina Shepard, Media Director
Updated August 19, 2010

Below are listed just a few of classical literary works, many of which maybe optional or required reading in high school or college.

Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart

Allende, Isabelle. House of Spirits
Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451
Bunyan, John. The Pilgrim’s Progress
Coetzee, J.M. Disgrace
Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage

Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol
Doyle, Sir Conan. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby
Frank, Anne. Anne Frank: The Diary of Young Girl
Griffin, John Howard. Black Like Me
Hardy, Thomas. Pick one
Herbert, Frank. Dune
Hersey, John. Hiroshima
Hesse, Herman. Siddhartha
Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner
Kipling, Rudyard. Kim
Lee, Harper. To Kill A Mockingbird
Machiavelli. The Prince
McCourt, Frank. Angela's Ashes
O’Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried
Obama, Barack. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar
Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye
Scott, Sir Walter. Ivanhoe
Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle
Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club
Twain, Mark. Pick one
Walker. The Color of Purple
Waugh, Evelyn. Brideshead Revisited
White, Theodore H., The Once and Future King
Wiesel, Elie. Night

Angelou, Maya.
Frost, Robert.

Hughes, Langston.

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