Literature

 

Featured Titles:

    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Written in the shadow of the rise of fascism during the 1930s, Brave New World likewise speaks to a 21st-century world dominated by mass-entertainment, technology, medicine and pharmaceuticals, the arts of persuasion, and the hidden influence of elites.

Year: 1932
Genre: Literature

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

In this classic novel of the 1960's, Ken Kesey's hero is Randle Patrick McMurphy, a boisterous, brawling, fun-loving rebel who swaggers into the world of a mental hospital and takes over. But this defiance, which starts as a sport, soon develops into a grim struggle, an all-out war between two relentless opponents.

Year: 1962
Genre: Literature

    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads--driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale and moral vision, elemental yet plainspoken, tragic but ultimately stirring in its human dignity.

Year: 1939
Genre: Literature

    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. The story follows the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates.

Year: 1926
Genre: Literature

    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father--a crusading local lawyer--risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.

Year: 1960
Genre: Literature

 

Selected Titles:

TitleAuthorTags

A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Breakfast of Champions Kurt Vonnegut
Cannery Row John Steinbeck
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
Closing Time Joseph Heller
East of Eden John Steinbeck
Elevation Stephen King CASTLE ROCK
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway SPANISH CIVIL WAR
Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee
Mother Night Kurt Vonnegut NAZI WAR CRIMINAL
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck GREAT DEPRESSION
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald JAZZ AGE
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
The Pearl John Steinbeck
The Red Pony John Steinbeck
The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway LOST GENERATION
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Tortilla Flat John Steinbeck