The Best Literature Books
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The Best Literature

Here, I have ranked the literature I have read. I don't consider myself a literary expert (yet) but I like to chronicle my readings this way.
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    #95 on the original list Sophocles I admire the older classics for their focus on humanity, and less on particular politics. The tragedy is extraordinarily well-written. I love the classic irony with vision; and the focus on light,

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    #16 on the original list J. D. Salinger Everytime I revisit Catcher, I seem to like it more and more. I can identify with Holden, and that is one of the most appealing aspects of the novel. The symbolism is meaningful, in my view.

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    #107 on the original list William Shakespeare

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    #5 on the original list John Steinbeck The tragic ending is moving. And it is rich in literary technique. Having said that, I am not a huge fan of the message of the times. John Steinbeck and F. Scott Fitzgerald like to tell their readers

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