What Are Some Books Everyone Should Read?

What Are Some Books Everyone Should Read?

"To Kill a Mockingbird," "The Great Gatsby," "Pride and Prejudice" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" are some books everyone should read, according to Goodreads.com. Other titles include "1984," "Jane Eyre" and "The Catcher in the Rye."

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is a novel written by American author Harper Lee. It is about a Southern town rocked by a crisis of conscience, and it also deals with the issues of rape and racial inequality. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961.

"The Great Gatsby" is a novel by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is about a wealthy man named Jay Gatsby and his love for Daisy Buchanan and parties on Long Island during the 1920s.

"Pride and Prejudice" is a novel by English novelist Jane Austen. It is a comedy about civilized sparring between proud Mr. Darcy and prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet while they have a lively courtship during the 18th century.

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It is a sequel to "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer." It includes vivid descriptions of people and places along the Mississippi River. It is told in first person by Huckleberry Finn, and it is set in a Southern antebellum society.