Books play an essential role in every students’ life and it is very important for every student to read and enrich their mind with worldly knowledge. Here is a list of top 5 fictional books that every college student must read in their life so that they have an amazing and well-informed college life.
Book #1: This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald<—BUY HERE
A privileged Princeton student becomes completed disenchanted after his graduation. He finds out that life is totally different from his life at college, and now he has to re-analyze his life. Don’t you think his life is similar to the scenario of many college students in today’s world?
“It is not life that’s complicated, it’s the struggle to guide and control life”
Book #2: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami<—BUY HERE
This is a book about true love & friendship. When one college student has to change his philosophy about life and attitude towards everything that happens around him. It teaches us to appreciate the relationships we are associated with, the people who love us and to be ready to accept the ugly truth of life.
“Don’t feel sorry for yourself. Only assholes do that.”
Book #3: The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald<—BUY HERE
This book should be read to feel the disillusionment many Americans felt during the Jazz Age. This is a good lesson to young people that teaches them to assess their capabilities and understand that our past can’t be returned; so, it is always better to let it go.
“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”
Book #4: The Stranger by Albert Camus<—BUY HERE
After reading this novel, young people will understand how important their personal choice is and how indifferent the universe sometimes is. The story of a person who killed a man and did not feel guilty lets us see how absurd the world around us maybe.
“If something is going to happen to me, I want to be there.”
Book #5: Lord of the flies by William Golding<—BUY HERE
An uninhabited island; a boundless ocean; and boys with no adult supervision. This is a story about a divided society by the example of a small kids’ community. A revolution. Bloodshed. Death. It demonstrates us how important (and necessary) it is to be a good leader, to have a clear mind, to be a critical thinker, to be able to find a compromise and to stay a human first of all
“The greatest ideas are the simplest.”