BOOKS MY DAD READ ALOUD TO ME
These are the not-so-children's books that I remember @billdawson reading out loud. He almost always picked classics, and he'd often ask me and my brother to read passages aloud as well, which annoyed us to NO end, but I strongly believe helped make us better readers.
- •The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien
- •The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
- •Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
- •Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
- •The Red Keep by Allen French
- •Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
- •P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves stories
- •Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
- •Edgar Allen Poe short stories
- •Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan SwiftThe abridged version, as he said I wasn't old enough for the "real" version until I was at least in high-school. When I reread this in grad school I agreed.
- •A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain