The Best Book(s) Thread

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Out of all the books you have read, which ones do you feel had the most impact or really resonated with you?

When I was a child, I lived on my bicycle or in the library. I loved to just dive head first into a book and just read for the sake of reading. I haven't read as much as I would have liked to in recent years, but have been trying to devote more time to just read lately. I think it is important in this fast paced world to slow down sometimes and gain knowledge or perspective the old fashioned way.

A few that I couldn't put down...

Greatest Salesman in the World

The Great Gatsby

Touching the Void
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The Great Gatsby

One of the best book threads that I’ve come across is 'The Great Gatsby', a book that takes you back to the Jazz Era, with a tale of love and revenge, and infidelity and hypocrisy. It’s a tale of `everything is fair in love and war’. Jay Gatsby is our protagonist who makes futile attempts to bring Daisy, his love from the past, into his present. Mind you, she is a married woman now (with a husband who is cheating on her!). But like I said, everything is fair in love and war. Gatsby’s death in the end brings about a finality to this story. It couldn’t have ended otherwise. Did you know that Shmoop has a good guideline to this book? It sure helped me to really savor this American classic in all its
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