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Nancy Pearl's Books To Pass Along

Oct 1, 2012

Many of us pass along books we love to family and friends. If you could only pass along one book — one you truly love — which book would it be? Librarian Nancy Pearl gives Weekday her list of books that should be passed along to loved ones.

  • "This Case Is This Case Is Gonna Kill" Me by Phillipa Bornikova
  • "The Lord of the Rings Series" by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • "Gone to Soldiers" by Marge Piercy
  • "The Shell Seekers" by Rosamunde Pilcher
  • "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers
  • "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton
  • "Pentimento" by Lillian Hellman
  • "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf 
  • "All The Pretty Horses" by Cormac Mccarthy
  • "A Town Like Alice" by Nevil Shute
  • "The Raj Quartet" by Paul Scott 
  • "Midnight's Children" by Salman Rushdie
  • "Old Filth" by Jane Gardam
  • "Angle of Repose" by Wallace Stegner