College life brings with it a bucket full of surprises and amazing experiences. With a lot of textbooks to read already, you hardly like the idea to add more to your already huge reading list. But there are certain books for college students that they must read before graduating to add a lot more meaning to their college life.
Some Must Read Books For College Students Are
1. ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE- GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ
One of the most famous novels in the world, this book teaches you the importance of friends and family and makes you look at the world with an entirely different perspective.
2. FANGIRL- RAINBOW ROWELL
An 18-year-old introvert freshman who only leaves her room for the class is a secret fan fiction writer. The book teaches the importance of taking risks, both academically as well as personally.
3. THE ART OF HAPPINESS- DALAI LAMA
When everyone can laugh more, smile and be more joyous, then why should you keep yourself away from these positive emotions? The book teaches you that the only constant thing is change, and you don’t have to be religious to be spiritual.
Must Read Books For College Students #4: THIS SIDE OF PARADISE- F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
This witty and romantic classic is about a Princeton student who becomes disillusioned in life after graduating.
5. MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING- VIKTOR E. FRANKL
If you are interested in perseverance, psychology and human suffering, Frankl’s walk through trials and tribulations of being imprisoned in Auschwitz is for you. He tells why some people died and others made it out alive from the camp.
6. THE LAST LECTURE- RANDY PAUSCH
This book is based on a computer science professor, who tells his students that it is his last lecture after being diagnosed by lethal pancreatic cancer. The book is about chasing your dreams and focuses on what actually matters in life.
7. A FAREWELL TO ARMS- ERNEST HEMINGWAY
It is one of the greatest works of Ernest Hemingway and is one of the best books for college students to read. He wrote it 40 times in order to make it perfect.
8. TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD- HARPER LEE
Based on racism and racial inequality, the book is a must read for every college student. It teaches you to respect elders and gives an insight into the right way to deal with confrontation.
9. THE GRAPES OF WRATH- JOHN STEINBECK
A tale of love, friendship, resilience, and courage, it revolves around Oklahoma farmer and his family driven from home and their journey to California amid the Great Depression.
10. LORD OF THE FLIES- WILLIAM GOLDING
It tells the tale of a broken society. The book focuses on a group of young boys stranded on an island and forced to look after and provide for themselves.