What's Inside The Book?

Classic novels ... Animal Farm (George Orwell), Watership Down (Richard Adams), The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis), The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien), Alfred Hitchcock’s Supernatural Tales of Horror and Suspense, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle), Ten Little Indians (Agatha Christie), Ivanhoe (Sir Walter Scott), The Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham), On the Beach (Nevil Shute), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain), The Kitchen God’s Wife (Amy Tan), The Accidental Tourist (Anne Tyler), Rabbit Run (John Updike), Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez), Seize the Day (Saul Bellow), The Hunt for Red October (Tom Clancy), Lord Jim (Joseph Conrad), The Deerslayer (James Fenimore Cooper), Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe), Ulysses (James Joyce), Catch-22 (Joseph Heller), East of Eden (John Steinbeck), Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy), Roots (Alex Haley), All the President’s Men (Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward), Out of Africa (Isak Dinesen), Kon-Tiki (Thor Heyerdahl), The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edward Gibbon), The Iliad and The Odyssey (Homer), The Aeneid (Virgil) … and many more.


The short stories of William Faulkner, Washington Irving, H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Kurt Vonnegut, H.H. Munro, O. Henry, John Cheever, Guy de Maupassant, Pearl S. Buck, Raymond Carver, Isaac Babel, Vladimir Nabokov, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce

Speeches byNelson Mandela, Martin Luther King (I Have a Dream), Mahatma Gandhi, Chief Joseph, Susan B. Anthony (Citizen’s Right to Vote), Frederick Douglass (American Slavery), George W. Bush (After September 11), Boris Yeltsin, Ronald Reagan, Anwar El-Sadat, Margaret Thatcher, John F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill (Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat), Abraham Lincoln (The Gettysburg Address), George Washington (The Farewell Address), Patrick Henry (Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death)

Biographies of … Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Mark Twain, Steven Spielberg, Walt Disney, Katharine Hepburn, Charlie Chaplin, Steven Jobs, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Billie Jean King, Muhammad Ali, Nelson Mandela. Albert Schweitzer, Helen Keller, Patton, Geronimo, Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher, Golda Meir, John F. Kennedy

Poetry by William Shakespeare, John Donne, William Blake, George Gordon Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti, Rudyard Kipling, William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, T.S. Eliot, Dorothy Parker, Ogden Nash, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath

Hundreds of quotations, and a huge collection of enjoyable and entertaining trivia!