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Choose ten works from this list to read by the end of the program. On average you should be reading a book per week. It is recommended that you keep a reading log.


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1. New York Times
2. Atlantic monthly
3. Harper’s
4. National Geographic
5. The Smithsonian
6. Scientific America
7. Omni Science Magazine
8. The New Yorker


1. Fahrenheit 451
2. The Grapes of Wrath
3. Light in August
4. Catch -22
5. Invincible man
6. The Confessions of Nor Jensen
7. Their eyes were watching God
8. Wise blood
9. Modern cruelty
10. The coquette
11. The Prairie

12. Wieland
13. Hope Leslie
14. The Narrative of Author Godson Pym of Nantucket
15. Redburn
16. Swallow Barn
17. Sheppard Lee
18. Some Adventives of Captain Simon Suggs
19. Scarlet Letter Moby Dick
20. The Confident Man
21. Uncle Tom’s Cabin
22. Little Women
23. The Bostonians
24. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
25. A Hazard of new fortunes

26. The Cliff Dwellers
27. The Red Badge of Courage
28. McTeague
29. Sister Cassie
30. The Awakening
31. The Wings of the Dove
32. The Virginian
33. The House of Mirth
34. O Pioneers!

35. Main Street
36. The Great Catsby
37. The Sun also Rises
38. Manhattan Transfer
39. Nightwood
40. USA!
41. The Way of the Locus
42. Native Son
43. The Hear is a lonely place
44. Farewell My Lovely
45. All the things men needed pure
46. Go tell it on the Mountain
47. The Adventure of Augie March
48. The Wapshot chronicle
49. Rabbit Rum
50. Lolita
51. The Bluest Eye
52. Angle of Repose
53. White Noise


101 Poems by Wislawa Szymborska

1984 by George Orwell

A Clockwork Orange by Stanley Kubrick

A Farewell to Arms by Earnest Hemingway

A House for Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

As I lay Dying by William Faulkner

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen

Bliss and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

Buxton Spice by Oonya Kempadoo

Call it Sleep by Henry Roth

Candide by Voltaire

Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

Dune by Frank Herbert

Emma by Jane Austin

Enemies, a Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Enough Rope by Dorothy Parker

Everyman by Phillip Roth

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Generosity by Richard Powell

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Grendel by John Gardner

Invisible Man y Ralph Ellison

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Kindred by Ocatavia Butler

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Lord of the Flies

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

Matilda by Roald DahlMidsummer by Derek


Moby Dick by Herman Melville

My Antonia by Willa Cather

My name is by Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

Night by Elie Wiesel

Oedipus by Sophocles

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

One Flow Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriela

Garcia Marquez

Our Town by Thornton Wilde

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Rabbit by John Updike

Rosencrantz and Guildstern are Dead by Tom


Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Small Island BY Andrea Levy

Some People, Some other Place by J. California


The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn by Mark


The Aeneid by Virgil

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-

Time by Mark Haddon

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson


The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

The Kite Runner by Khahled Hosseini

The Little Disturbances of Man by Grace Paley

The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The Odessey of Homer

The Nature of Blood by Caryl Phillips

The Raven & Other Works by Edgar Allen Poe

The Red Badge of ourage by Stephen Crane

The Scarlett Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Stone Diaries by CAROL Shields

The Stranger by Albert Camus

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

The Visit by Freidrich Durrenmatt

The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale


Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

The following plays by William Shakespeare:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Julius Caesar

King Lear


Much Ado about Nothing

Taming of the Shrew

Twelfth Night

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