100 Books For The Ideal Library

Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale In the early 1950s Raymond Queneau asked several dozen French authors and critics to list the hundred books they would choose if they had to limit themselves to that number. He reproduced all their responses in the book Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale (Gallimard, 1956), along with the overall top 100 list Continue reading 100 Books For The Ideal Library

The 21st Century’s 20 Greatest Novels

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz The Known World by Edward P. Jones Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel Gilead by Marilynne Robinson The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk: Continue reading The 21st Century’s 20 Greatest Novels

Costa Book Award — Best Novel by Costa Coffee

Costa Book Award — Best Novel by Costa Coffee 1. Beowulf by Unknown Beowulf is an Old English heroic epic poem of unknown authorship, dating as recorded in the Nowell Codex manuscript from between the 8th and the early 11th century, set in Denmark and Sweden. Commo… 📚2. The Destiny Waltz by Gerda Charles  📚3. The Bird of Night by Susan Continue reading Costa Book Award — Best Novel by Costa Coffee

46 Books Every Conservative Should Read

46 Books Every Conservative Should Read Enemies of Society by Paul Johnson The Income Tax (Large Print Edition): Root of All Evil by Frank Chodorov Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater The Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law by Robert Bork Commentaries on the Laws of Continue reading 46 Books Every Conservative Should Read

110 Best Books: The Perfect Library  by The Telegraph

1. The Odyssey by Homer  The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work traditionally ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the m… – 2. The Iliad by Homer The Iliad is an epic poem in Continue reading 110 Best Books: The Perfect Library  by The Telegraph