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13 Illuminating Books That Should Be Required Reading
Getting ready to go back to school? Looking to start a book club? Here are 13 timeless books to read this fall.
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This Book About What It’s Like To Be A Girl In America Should Be Required Reading
Jacqueline Woodson’s "Another Brooklyn" explores Bushwick in the 1970s, where three girls grow into young women.
#1 Dumbest Idea The NRA Has Had This Year
Lester and Charlie
Political satirists and sociial commentators.
Once upon a time there was a stubborn child who never did what his mother told him to do. The dear Lord, therefore, did not
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28 Pieces From 2015 That Should Be Required Reading For Women
Add these to your list, stat.
28 Pieces From 2014 Every Woman Should Read
7 Reasons Why 'Harry Potter' and 'Lord of the Rings' Should Be Required Reading in School
Accounting student at the University of Florida
Students would be more actively engaged and wouldn't dread coming home to do boring "homework." Instead, they would embark on innumerable journeys at night and come to appreciate the art of storytelling.
Required Reading: 10 Books We Read For Class That Will Change Your Life
They're called "classics" for a reason.
'12 Years A Slave' To Be Incorporated In High School Curriculum
The National School Boards Association has announced that the Golden Globe winning and Oscar-nominated film and the 1853
The 24 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women From 2013
Shine Theory: Why Powerful Women Make Great Friends Ann Friedman, The Cut In this terrific piece about "that feeling of resentment
The Best Nonrequired Reading
The editors of this book by example and for the love of writing have shown us in the words represented here that they have
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11 Required Reading Books You Should Re-Read Now That You're Older
"The Odyssey" by Homer "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood This insular little story has not been considered one of
What Is the Class of 2017 Reading?
Recent Graduate, Brown University
While many recent high school graduates, myself included, are spending their respective summers pursuing a variety of activities, many of them have one thing in common -- required reading.
The 10 Most Important Life Lessons From High School Required Reading
The most important things you take away from high school are generally learned outside the classroom -- chances are, you
Best Articles 2012: The 25 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women
Which articles would be on your must-read list for 2012? Tell us in the comments. "Ashley Judd Slaps the Media in the Face
9 Required High School Reads that Ended Up My All-Time Favorites
Karielle Stephanie Gam
Senior at an international high school in South Korea
These 9 fabulous books are my ALL-TIME favorites, meaning they mingle with the brilliance of
The Hunger Games
, and are currently up in my mental "to read... again and again and again" bookshelf.
9 Books You Should Have Read In High School
Books and Culture Reporter, HuffPost
I packed my bags for college having read every single one of Shakespeare's plays and Twain's novels, but not knowing who Jorge Luis Borges or Doris Lessing were. This is a huge problem.
Best Books For Women
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert "It tackles religion, the awkwardness of adolescence, and the weird contraptions that women
Grade These Back-To-School Books
School's almost back in session — have you finished your Summer reading? We may no longer have the pressure of a required
The Beauty in Assigned Reading
Alexis Jane Torre
22-year-old college senior
The true beauty of assigned reading is that it forces us to go out of our comfort zones. It allows us hear about different cultures and times, keeping our minds open to new opinions and perspectives.
How Books Kept Me From Burning in Hell
Author and TV producer
For all the complaining I've done about my Catholic school education, I'm thankful for at least one of their policies -- the required summer reading list.
Great Books Hated During Their Time: Salinger, Huxley, Steinbeck And More
Many, if not most, of the books you were handed in high school as required reading were hated by critics and readers alike
'To Kill A Mockingbird' Isn't So Great, Says WSJ's Allen Barra
It's time to stop pretending that "To Kill a Mockingbird" is some kind of timeless classic that ranks with the great works
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