Although most people often consider literary classics as "boring" or "outdated" due to the often dull English classes we were all subject to in our school years, there are many classics that are exciting, eye-opening, and worth a re-read. With that being said, here is a list of 15 classics that everyone should read at least once.

1. "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.

2. "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg.

3. "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath.

4. "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

5. "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley.

6. "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde.

7. "Slaughterhouse-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut.

8. "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

9. "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

10. "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri.

11. "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

12. "Siddartha" by Herman Hesse.

13. "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess.

14. "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

15. "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coehlo.