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November 28th, 2012, 17:29
Originally Posted by bloodlover View Post
I need a recommendation on what to read next between:

Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
Breakfast at Tiffany's - Truman Capote
The Plague - Albert Camus
The Divine Comedy - Dante Alighieri
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
East of Eden - John Steinbeck

edit: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012…l-herta-muller
Tough call … but IMP most are quick enough reads that you can stack them up one after the next

Vonnegut is one of my favorite authors. I bought Jailbird when it came out ('79) and had read everything of his within a year or so of that. And going back to it again and again - and now through the eyes and minds of my kids - gives me different perspective each time.

Camus was a high school fave - I have fond memories of sitting on Cape Cod reading The Plague. Awesome book.

I like the rest, but didn't like Heart of Darkness as much re-reading it several years ago as I did when I first read it.
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