23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should
1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald A love story within a love story. It takes the American dream, amplifies it, and then tears it apart in every way possible. 2. The Washington Post / Getty Images It blends innocence and triumph in a way that makes you learn something without actually feeling like you’re learning. 3. The Jewish author was sent to Auschwitz at 15-years-old. 4. Lord of the Flies reveals the true nature of humans and will even make you question your own morality. 5. This novel is the inspiration for Apocalypse Now. 6. MANDEL NGAN / Getty Images The protagonist’s fear for adulthood will make this one of the most relatable books you will ever read. 7. It gives new meaning to the American dream, focusing on power and a friendship that will enrage you with jealousy (but in a good way). 8. This novel will scare the crap out of you, and you will love it. 9. It incorporates time travel and porn stars. 10. 11. Because everyone’s in need of a good cry. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.
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