Someone explain it to me...

Maybe the book has been recommended to you over and over again. Or it's a classic. But every time you try to read it, it bores you, angers you, or fails to capture your interest.

Luckily, there's someone out there willing to praise this book enough to make you try again. For everything from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
A Confederacy of Dunces36 unread / 36cindydavid4, April 6
Bonfire of the Vanities: Tom Wolfe31 unread / 31TomFitch, March 22
The girl on the train3 unread / 3WildMaggie, March 2020
Choke23 unread / 23Pat411, October 2019
David Copperfield6 unread / 6Cecrow, March 2019
The Historian16 unread / 16impatient, August 2018
Walt Whitman22 unread / 22frahealee, May 2018
Prairie Girl vs. Prairie Fires2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, December 2017
The Crying of Lot 492 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, March 2017
Watership Down35 unread / 35Carnophile, January 2017
Catcher in the Rye25 unread / 25jojodonkeyboy, September 2016
Wuthering Heights40 unread / 40Tess_W, July 2016
The Great Gatsby10 unread / 10Cecrow, February 2016
Rainer Maria Rilke8 unread / 8jennybhatt, April 2015
Virginia Woolf/Mrs. Dalloway6 unread / 6anthonywillard, October 2014
Life of Pi47 unread / 47Cecrow, August 2014
The Current Proliferation of Jack Whyte Novels2 unread / 2Macbeth, August 2014
Mark Twain20 unread / 20Cecrow, August 2014
Sparknotes11 unread / 11Morphidae, July 2014
Ian McEwan11 unread / 11PossMan, July 2014
Of Human Bondage4 unread / 4Sandydog1, July 2014
Gilead17 unread / 17Sandydog1, July 2014
Lord of the Rings44 unread / 44dlreece, March 2014
A New Fad for Guys???????9 unread / 9krazy4katz, March 2014
Conversion Thread6 unread / 6Cecrow, February 2014
Umberto Eco / The Name of the Rose28 unread / 28sparemethecensor, August 2013
The Virgin Suicides15 unread / 15Miniwheat, July 2013
The Somnambulist...3 unread / 3amysisson, May 2013
Haruki Murakami9 unread / 9pgmcc, May 2013
Wicked18 unread / 18LynnB, January 2013
Twilight28 unread / 28LetumTactus, September 2012
The Prestige5 unread / 5amysisson, July 2012
Heart of Darkness15 unread / 15feca67, February 2012
The Corrections7 unread / 7Sandydog1, February 2012
The Scarlet Letter10 unread / 10PennyDreadful4, January 2012
Dance with Snakes1 unread / 1LynnB, December 2011
ISBN's3 unread / 3beatles1964, December 2011
Why does Dumbledore drink the Potion in Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince????3 unread / 3Meredy, November 2011
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man8 unread / 8rretzler, September 2011
A Prayer for Owen Meany8 unread / 8CarlosMcRey, August 2011
Florence and Giles - the mysteries that remain4 unread / 4Phlox72, August 2011
Herman Hesse's Steppenwolf1 unread / 1beatles1964, September 2010
AND CHAOS DIED2 unread / 2LisaShapter, July 2010
Moby Dick5 unread / 5LisaShapter, July 2010
The Sun Also Rises (and Hemingway in general)11 unread / 11varielle, July 2010
The Lord of the Rings Vs. Harry Potter16 unread / 16karenmarie, May 2010
Excommunication14 unread / 14geneg, May 2010
Populations5 unread / 5MarianV, April 2010
Moon Above Tree Tops14 unread / 14Anastasia169, April 2010
Fowles' The Magus6 unread / 6Anastasia169, March 2010
Pride and Prejudice67 unread / 67humouress, March 2010
Beryl Bainbridge1 unread / 1wandering_star, October 2009
Virginia Woolf/Mrs Dalloway2 unread / 2LolaWalser, August 2009
A Door Into Ocean5 unread / 5beatles1964, May 2009
overhyped books2 unread / 2Sodapop, March 2009
Reading Guides4 unread / 4callen610, January 2009
Titus Groan2 unread / 2atimco, December 2008
Michiko Kakutani5 unread / 5Carnophile, December 2008
The Eye of the World5 unread / 5fyrefly98, October 2008
Anna Karenina3 unread / 3Steven_VI, May 2008
THE FOUNTAIN { THERE MAY BE SPOILERS HERE}4 unread / 4philosojerk, April 2008
House of Leaves18 unread / 18paghababian, March 2008
Madame Bovary8 unread / 8enevada, February 2008
Crime and Punishment10 unread / 10whitewavedarling, February 2008
The Brief History of the Dead (SPOILER ALERT)3 unread / 3Medellia, January 2008
Something for the Jane Austen fans1 unread / 1kaelirenee, January 2008
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