19 Books Everyone Should Read

Avid readers devour books of all sorts. But There are some hallmarks of classic and contemporary published works that are a must for readers of every appetite level.


1. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

this first publication features twelve stories of the crime-solving duo Holmes and Watson. It features the work of illustrator Sydney Paget, establishing the characteristic appearance of the two detectives. Read More
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2. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958) by Truman Capote

A charmingly naughty novella that captures a slice of New York City and American history during World War II. Adapted to a 1960s-era film starring Audrey Hepburn as the character Holly Golightly, a dreamer in pursuit of some ideal of happiness. Read More Buy From Amazon


3. The Cider House Rules (1985) by John Irving

A politically-charged novel about abortion, addiction, racism and rejection. Adapted for Academy Award-winning film in 1999. First edition (U.K.) cover art shown above was designed by Honi Werner. Read More Buy From Amazon


4. Doctor Zhivago (1957)by Boris Pasternak

An epic love story between Lara and Yuri during the Russian Revolution. Originally published in Russian, only after being smuggled into Milan. Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 for this novel. Later adapted for film (1965) by David Lean. Read More
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  1. Breakfast in Tiffanys is amazing, I readed the first time when I was a teenager and over the years I come back to this book. Is amazing. I ❤ Capote, theChristmas short stories is so good also.

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