Here Are America's 8 Favorite Books

To Kill a Mockingbird

A powerful novel addressing racial injustice in the Deep South during the 1930s, told through the eyes of young Scout Finch.

The Great Gatsby

Set in the Jazz Age, this novel explores themes of decadence, idealism, and social upheaval through the life of mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby.

1984 by George Orwell:

A dystopian novel depicting a totalitarian regime where individuality is suppressed, and reality is controlled by the government.

Pride and Prejudice

A classic romance novel revolving around the spirited Elizabeth Bennet and the wealthy Mr. Darcy, exploring societal norms and love.

The Catcher in the Rye

A coming-of-age novel narrated by troubled teenager Holden Caulfield, grappling with alienation and the loss of innocence.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

This novel follows Huck Finn, a young boy navigating the Mississippi River with an escaped slave named Jim, addressing themes of freedom and racism.

The Grapes of Wrath

Set during the Great Depression, it tells the story of the Joad family's journey from Oklahoma to California, highlighting social injustice and human resilience.

The Lord of the Rings

A fantasy epic following Frodo Baggins and his companions on a quest to destroy the One Ring, exploring themes of heroism, friendship, and power.