25 Books to Read Before You’re 25

NOTE: This list is DONE as of Jan. 18, 2015!

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Music for Chameleons by Truman Capote
The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyoder Dostoyoevsky
Flannery O’Connor: The Complete Stories by Flannery O’Connor
The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles
The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
I, Claudius by Robert Graves
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
My Antonia by Willa Cather
Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough
The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
Ship of Fools by Katherine Ann Porter
Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
Sophie’s Choice by William Styron
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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