Recommended Books

August 6, 2005

Since I worked mainly with guys, I asked for recommendations about books they enjoyed in high school.

Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
The Hobbit & LotR by J.R.R. Tolkien
Star Wars
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
1984 by George Orwell
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Regulators by Richard Bachman
Catch 22 by Joseph Holler(?)
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Plato’s Republic
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Belgariad by David Eddings
Where the Red Fern Grows
Piers Anthony
Neverwhere, Good Omens, American Gods by Neil Gaiman
The Outsiders
Les Miserables

From a Neptunus Lex post on favorite books of his, I want to check out:

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
All the Pretty Horses by Colmac McCarthy
The Pacific and A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin
Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

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