In compiling the books on this list, the editors at SuperScholar have tried to provide a window into the culture of the last 50 years.
Chosen by: Clare Balding “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way.” A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
The days grow longer and the weekends more leisurely as summer approaches, making it a terrific time to catch up on reading.
In my younger days if I heard a book or movie was disturbing or hard to handle I generally took that as a challenge.
post written by: Marc Chernoff