20 Essential Books to Read According To English Majors
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20 Essential Books to Read According To English Majors

Haven't found quite the right book yet? Take a look at this list!

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20 Essential Books to Read According To English Majors
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As an English major, I read quite a bit, both for pleasure and for school. While talking with my fellow English major friends, I decided to compile a list of some of our favorite books that we have read. Each of us has different personalities and have read a wide variety of books. Here are 20 books that are English major approved!

1. "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak

2. "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini

3. "The Perks of Being A Wallflower" by Stephen Chbosky

4. "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck

5. "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie

6. "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote

7. "Atonement" by Ian McEwan

8. "The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo

9. "The Song of Achilles" by Madeline Miller

10. "If On A Winter's Night A Traveler" by Italo Calvino

11. "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley

12. "An Abundance of Katherines" by John Green

13. "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

14. "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden

15. "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood

16. "Full Dark, No Stars" by Stephen King

17. "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs

18. "The Hot Zone" by Chris Cleave

19. "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" by J.K. Rowling

20. "Welcome to the Monkey House" by Kurt Vonnegut

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