TEN BOOKS THAT HAVE STAYED WITH ME
For various reasons and in no particular order.
- •The Night Trilogy (Night, Dawn, The Accident) - Elie WieselHaunting, provocative accounts of Auschwitz. Part nonfiction (Night and Dawn), part fiction; all too real and disturbing.
- •The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz ZafónLyrical, sweeping story that will remind you why literature matters.
- •Indian Horse - Richard WagameseA fictional telling of Canada's shameful treatment of Aboriginal children in residential schools.
- •Love You Forever - Robert MunschThe most enduring love story.
- •Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor FranklA harrowing reflection on the psychological repercussions of the Holocaust.
- •Never Let Me Go - Kazuo IshiguroIshiguro brings his mastery to a tale of the ethical dilemmas science presents.
- •Anne of Green Gables - L.M. MontgomeryIrrepressible Anne Shirley's classic coming-of-age story.
- •Nicholas and Alexandra - Robert K. MassieThe tragic story of Russia's last royal family, beautifully told.
- •East of Eden - John SteinbeckSteinbeck's engrossing saga of the fictional Trask family. Prime candidates for an episode of Jerry Springer.
- •Pride and Prejudice - Jane AustenThe classic story of the thin line between love and hate.