40 Books



1."The Fight" Norman Mailer

2."Fight Club" Chuck Palahniuk

3. A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS, BY DAVE EGGERS

4. GOD’S CRUCIBLE: ISLAM AND THE MAKING OF EUROPE, 570 TO 1215, BY DAVID LEVERING LEWIS

5. CROSSING TO SAFETY, BY WALLACE STEGNER

6. WATERSHIP DOWN, BY RICHARD ADAMS

7. THE GREAT GATSBY, BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

8. BAND OF BROTHERS, BY STEPHEN AMBROSE

9. INFINITE JEST, BY DAVID FOSTER WALLACE

10. IDEAS: A HISTORY OF THOUGHT AND INVENTION, FROM FIRE TO FREUD, BY PETER WATSON

11. READY PLAYER ONE, BY ERNEST CLINE

12. THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE, BY WILLIAM STRUNK, JR., AND E.B. WHITE

13. WORKING: PEOPLE TALK ABOUT WHAT THEY DO ALL DAY AND HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT WHAT THEY DO, BY STUDS TERKEL

14. ANY PEANUTS COMPENDIUM, BY CHARLES SCHULZ

15. THE CALL OF THE WILD, BY JACK LONDON

16. FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, BY HUNTER S. THOMPSON

17. GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER, BY KURT VONNEGUT

18. THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, BY DOUGLAS ADAMS

19. STONER, BY JOHN WILLIAMS

20. A PEOPLE’S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, BY HOWARD ZINN

21. A MOVEABLE FEAST, BY ERNEST HEMINGWAY

22. MAJOR PETTIGREW’S LAST STAND, BY HELEN SIMONSON

23. A WALK IN THE WOODS: REDISCOVERING AMERICA ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL, BY BILL BRYSON

24. JOY OF COOKING

25. ORDINARY GRACE, BY WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER

26. THE BORDER TRILOGY, BY CORMAC MCCARTHY

27. GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL: THE FATES OF HUMAN SOCIETIES, BY JARED DIAMOND

28. THE AUBREY & MATURIN SERIES, BY PATRICK O’BRIAN

29. ELDERCARE FOR DUMMIES

30. THE BOYS OF SUMMER, BY ROGER KAHN

31. A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW, BY AMOR TOWLES

32. 1984, BY GEORGE ORWELL

33. HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE, BY DALE CARNEGIE

34. THE RABBIT SERIES, BY JOHN UPDIKE

35. SID THE SQUID AND THE SEARCH FOR THE PERFECT JOB, BY DAVID G. DERRICK, JR.

36. GOOD OMENS, BY NEIL GAIMAN AND TERRY PRATCHETT

37. THE UNIMPORTANCE OF BEING OSCAR, BY OSCAR LEVANT

38. THE PROPHET, BY KAHLIL GIBRAN

39. GIFT FROM THE SEA, BY ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

40. BORN TO RUN: A HIDDEN TRIBE, SUPERATHLETES, AND THE GREATEST RACE THE WORLD HAS NEVER SEEN, BY CHRISTOPHER MCDOUGALL