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Books Every Human Being Should Read

Books have played an important role in my life and honestly have helped shape my opinions and ideas about the world (not to mention my writing style!), and I think it'll be a good idea for me, both as a human and as an English major, to read some truly amazing books. The problem is, which books? And why?
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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The Hobbit
The Hobbit
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Animal Farm
Animal Farm
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Frankenstein
Frankenstein
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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars
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The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
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Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
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Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
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Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
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21
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
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The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
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Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
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MacBeth
MacBeth
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Lolita
Lolita
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Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
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Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
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Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
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The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
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Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
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Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
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Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
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Divergent
Divergent
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
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The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
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The Book Thief
The Book Thief
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Great Expectations
Great Expectations
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