The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Very beautiful… very difficult.
Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card
Unbelievably good sci-book. Probably the best ever.
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
One of the funniest books ever. I actually ‘laughed out loud.’
Paris France by Gertrude Stein
Wonderfully playful with words and style.
Candide by Voltaire
Briar Rose by Robert Coover
Stunningly creative and playfully postmodern. An examination of itself.
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquival
Very pretty. Great use of magical realism.
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