Books Assigned In High School

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If I could design my own high school curriculum today it would include these poetry collections: “Good Woman,” by Lucille Clifton; “Look,” by Solmaz Sharif; and “The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded,” by Molly Mc Cully Brown, all of which are beautiful and invite you to see the world a little differently.

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new) you feel like you really should have read by now.

My own list for this category was extensive (even though I thought my own high school reading list was pretty good!

There's plenty of witty, rapid-fire dialogue to accompany the existentialist philosophy.

(PSA: this is easy to read for a play, but the 1991 movie with Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, and Richard Dreyfus isn't half bad.) More info → This is Steinbeck's most ambitious novel, and in his opinion, his finest work.

("I think everything else I have written has been, in a sense, practice for this.") My high school English teacher assigned us instead, so I didn't read this until a few years ago.

The title references the fall of Adam and Eve, and the subsequent embattled relationship between brothers Cain and Abel.

What you learn is a critical skill, the patience to read things you do not yet understand.

I loved so many of the novels and plays I read in high school — from “Song of Solomon” to “Hamlet” — but there was a noticeable lack of poetry in my curriculum, and so for years I found myself mystified and distrustful any time a stray poem popped up on a syllabus, thinking as I did back then that all poems must be old and confusing and boring.

THE BIBLE, particularly the old, beautiful translations (I personally enjoy the King James).

I am no longer religious, but I regard it as a great tragedy that more people don’t study the Bible.


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