17 Books You Should Read Before (or at) University

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As you prepare to embark on your university journey, it’s important to broaden your horizons and expand your knowledge. One great way to do this is by reading books that will challenge your thinking and expose you to new ideas. Here are 17 books that we recommend you read before (or at) university:

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  2. 1984 by George Orwell
  3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  4. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  5. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  6. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  7. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  8. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  9. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  10. The Odyssey by Homer
  11. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  12. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  13. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  14. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  15. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  16. The Iliad by Homer
  17. The Republic by Plato

These books cover a wide range of genres and time periods, allowing you to explore different perspectives and cultures. They will not only enhance your critical thinking skills but also give you a deeper understanding of the human experience.

Reading these books before (or at) university will also provide you with a solid foundation for your studies. Many of these texts are frequently referenced in academic discussions and can help you better engage with your coursework.

So, make sure to add these 17 books to your reading list before (or at) university. They will not only enrich your mind but also help you navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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