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Heavy Reading

Here are some resources to help expand your book list:

Required Reading:

Why Our American Classics Matter Now
by Andrew Delbanco
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux
-- Why classic American writers remain important today, touching on Wharton, Thoreau, Abraham Lincoln, Melville, Richard Wright, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, among others.

The New Lifetime Reading Plan
by Clifton Fadiman
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published by HarperCollins
-- A guide to the world's finest literature. In print for almost 40 years, this edition includes more non-Western authors. The book offers introductions to more than 130 classics.

The St. John's College Reading List
-- Available from St. John's College, P.O. Box 2800, Annapolis, MD 21404 or online at:

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