Skip to comments.What are your "Must Read" books
Posted on 10/01/2010 8:36:26 PM PDT by MNDude
Everyone's opinion, what would be three books that every adult should read?
How about three books every kid should read?
(besides the Bible, since that's a given for most)
Will and Ariel Durant's Story of Civilization (book series, I know. But I'm a rebel.)
Anything by Mark Helprin but I'm partial to “A soldier of the Great War” I wanted a fiction book in the three.
“A Republic, Not an Empire”
- Pat Buchanan
- George Orwell
One Second After
The Elegant universe
Jefferson and His Times (All 6 volumes)
Nothing Like it in the World
Pillars of the Earth
World Without End
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
2. Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto (2009) by Mark Levin
3. The Conscience of a Conservative (1860) by Barry Goldwater
I would go with Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, the major works of Shakespeare ( I know that is cheating) and the Summa Theologica of Aquinas.
One book I always like to read and re-read is Knowing God by J I Packer.
Ayn Rand.Atlas shrugged.
Atlas Shrugged, The Road to Serfdom, The Prince
War and Peace, Lolita, Heart of Darkness.
For both adults and older children
Return With Honor, George E. Day, Medal of Honor Recipient
A personal hero of mine
The South was Right - James Kennedy
"The Vision of the Anointed" - Thomas Sowell
Atlas Shrugged/Ayn Rand
Wild Swans/Jung Chang
Mere Christianity, CS Lewis
Civil War, Shelby Foote
The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit
Every Louis L'amour book you can find
The Great Brain
#1 The Creature From Jekyll Island by G. Edward Griffin
#2 Lucifer's Hammer by Niven & Pournelle
#3 The Green Beret Survival Manual By Myke Hawke
Kids should read:
I'm going to cheat a bit here and call a compendium of books as a single entity.
#1 The Chronicles of Narnia
#2 Left Behind The series By LaHaye & Jenkins
#3 All books written by Robert A. Heinlein
...in no particular order
The Boy Scout Handbook 5th edition
“Democracy in America” de Tocqueville
“The Great Gatsby” F Scott Fitzgerald
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