The Catcher in the RyeHere are five books I’ve always wanted to read but, for some reason or another, haven’t yet, in approximately the order I desire to do so. (And because there are two ties, I’m including seven. Bonus!)

  1. Tie: The Catcher in the RyeJ.D. Salinger
    The Razor’s EdgeW. Somerset Maugham
  2. Tie: Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury
    Slaughterhouse-FiveKurt Vonnegut
  3. The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain
  4. A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens
  5. UlyssesJames Joyce

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  1. Catcher was one of my favorite assigned readings, though I’m not sure it would hold up as an adult. Fahrenheit was at the bottom, though it’s probably more enjoyable it at this point in my life, with advent of the screens we carry and the plight of the print industry. If you’re going to read it, avoid watching the movie first – in fact, I’d avoid watching the movie at all. Tale and Ulysses are on my list as well.

  2. You forget “the Power of Myth” and “Myths to Live By”, Joseph Campbell

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