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Literature!!  Most of my life, books have been my greatest friends.

I have read thousands of books but these are my favorites.

Why? They have touched my soul – whether disturbingly or beautifully.

The Bible – God

The Chronicles of Narnia – C.S Lewis

The Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri

Ladies Coupe – Anita Nair

Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdi

Twelve Angry Men – Reginald Rose

Animal Farm – George Orwell

1984 – George Orwell

Lord of the Flies – William Golding

Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

Catcher in the Rye – J.D Salinger

Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes

Othello – Shakespeare

Julius Caesar – Shakespeare

The Redwall Series – Brian Jacques (my lil bro turned me on to these gems)

Night – Eli Wiesel

My Name is Asher Lev – Chaim Potok

Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

All’s Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque

Every Single Book by Dr Seuss

Every Single Book by Agatha Christie

Richard Jury Mysteries by Martha Grimes

A Wrinkle In Time – Madeleine L’Engle

The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas

Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry – Mildred D. Taylor

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Like Water for Chocolate – Laura Esquivel

The House on Mango Street – Sandra Cisneros

Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson

Anne of Green Gables (particularly the first one) – Lucy Maud Montgomery

The Joys of Motherhood – Buchi Emecheta

Little Women – Louisa May Alcott

The Diary of A Young Girl – Anne Frank

Le Petit Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery 

L’Etranger – Albert Camus

Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

The Jungle – Upton Sinclair

The Hiding Place – Corrie Ten Boom

The Hatchet – Gary Paulsen

The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom

Purpose Driven Life – Rick Warren

The Trixie Belden Series