This is an ongoing list (or, the intent is for it to be) of some of my favorite books from high school (way back when they taught critical thinking and literary analysis…) to now.
By no means is it exhaustive, or exclusive, but it is quite eclectic.
Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
Lord of the Flies, William Golding
Animal Farm, George Orwell
Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan
Pilgrim’s Regress, C.S. Lewis
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
The Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster