A thought-provoking challenge which contains important non-fiction examining race issues, democracy, terrorism and the lives of Abraham Lincoln and Muhammad Ali etc. This is alongside fiction favourites such as the Harry Potter series, The Lord of the Rings trilogy and works by Dr. Seuss.
These are books discussed in the 2020 publication "Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread", by Pulitzer Prize–winning literary critic Michiko Kakutani. She writes "about books that have mattered to her and that help illuminate the world we live in today." (Goodreads)