THE 10 MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER, ISABEL, RANKED
Requested by @ChrisK (She said "this is not in the world, this is in the western tradition because I don't know any books in the world. Make sure you edit it to say that.")
- 1.Plato's Republic
- 2.The Bible
- 3.Euclid's Elements
- 4.The Illiad
- 5.Herodotus or Thucydides"I'm not sure which."
- 6.My Antonia
- 7.(Paused here, mumbled to herself, said she wanted to think of something from Ancient Rome but couldn't remember, maybe Horace or Caesar's De Bello Gallico.)
- 8.Plato's Phaedo
- 10.Works of T. S. Elliot
- 11..Said "yeah, that's good." Then gasped and said "Faulkner! Oh well, it can only be ten."