General Literature, Class
A newly revised and updated guide to the world s best literature all at your fingertips. For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die" is a trove of reviews covering a century of memorable writing. Each work of literature featured here is a seminal work key to understanding and appreciating the written word.
Written by Saunders, George
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People The New York Times Magazine NPR Entertainment Weekly New York The Telegraph BuzzFeed Kirkus Reviews BookPage Shelf Awareness
Written by Awad, Mona
Stunning...As you watch Lizzie navigate fraught relationships with food, men, girlfriends, her parents and even with herself you ll want to grab a friend and say: Whoa. This. Exactly. Washington Post "A hilarious, heartbreaking book." People
Written by Orwell, George
Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell's chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever..."The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command."
Written by Haruki Murakami
“Murakami is like a magician who explains what he’s doing as he performs the trick and still makes you believe he has supernatural powers . . . But while anyone can tell a story that resembles a dream, it's the rare artist, like this one, who can make us feel that we are dreaming it ourselves.” —The New York Times Book Review The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo.
Written by Sansal, Boualem
WINNER OF THE FRENCH ACADEMY GRAND PRIX A tribute to George Orwell's 1984 and a cry of protest against totalitarianism of all kinds, Sansal's 2084 tells the story of a near future in which religious extremists have established an oppressive caliphate where autonomus thought is forbidden.