1. To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird) – Harper Lee
First published in 1960 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961, “To Kill a Mockingbird” has achieved instant success. The first week sold 1.1 million copies, and to date has sold 40 million copies and been translated into more than 40 languages.
In American literary classic, Atticus Finch lawyers agree defended a black man accused of the forced a white woman. The story takes place in the town of Maycomb, Alabama, and is told through the eyes of Scout naive, mischievous daughter of Finch.
The discovery of the victims of racism and how parents in the novel has become immortal, and work is still taught to children in many schools around the world.
2. 1984 – George Orwell
George Orwell wrote the novel opposed totalitarian state “1984” to predict London will look like in 1984. What are your predictions it? It is a totalitarian state with “Elder”, ie the government, will always follow you and tell you how you have to think and believe in something.
Some of his predictions came true, as the cameras are installed everywhere and we have to be searched for weapons stockpile.
This is a book to read because it is a warning about the consequences of too much government control over the people and their lives.
3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone) – JK Rowling
Perhaps this book somewhat unfamiliar with the list of “must read”, but if you have not read “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” or the six subsequent books in the series, then you should run to the bookstore right go.
This is a lovely story about a boy discovering himself as witches birthday 11 years old and be swept away to a magic school called Hogwarts to start learning as witches.
The series is very loved and praised around the world to the point of producing a series of films with a turnover of billions of dollars, a theme park in Orlando, Florida, and a series dependents based on the book “Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them” (Magical Creatures and Where to find them) JK Rowling, will debut later this year.
4. The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings) – JRR Tolkien
“Union households Rings” – the first book in the series “The Lord of the Rings” JRR Tolkien – is a must-read works.
This great adventure takes place in a fictitious world Tolkien’s Middle Earth, and follow Frodo Baggins guy on the journey destroy Sauron’s Ring before all get it and use it for evil purposes.
5. A People’s History of the United States (History of the American people) – Howard Zinn
Historian and political scientist Americans Howard Zinn wrote this book to demonstrate his theory that American history can be summary of the oppression of the minority to the majority.
Book runner Awards National Book to be published in 1980, and since then has appeared in many movies and TV shows like Family Sopranos, Simpsons, and Good Will Hunting (He Will kindhearted ).
Though many readers complained that the book did not have enough evidence, but it still can open your mind to explain new about the past, and fill the gaps in knowledge about US history in reader.
6. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank’s Diary) – Anne Frank
We can learn much from the diary of a young girl 13 years old, right? In the case of Anne Frank fennel: a lot. Frank family went into hiding with Nazi troops occupied the Netherlands in the 1940s, and regularly write journals about what goes on around her. The diary provides a typical picture of the life of Jews under the Nazi regime, and recreate the horrors of the Second World War in perspective humanitarian and painfully naive.