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Terry's Favorite Modern Books (May-2015)

1. To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
2. The Great Gatsby, Scotty Fitzgerald Story, Prose, Lyricism
3. For Whom the Bell Tolls, Hemingway
4. Cider House Rules, John Irving
5. Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien
6. Hamlet, Shakespeare (yes, a play, and I know it isn't really MODERN.)
7. Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston
8. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
9. Great Expectations, Dickens
10. The Green Mile, Stephen "The Man" King
11. Dune, Frank Herbert
12. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini, Use of Unsympathetic Narrator, Global Significance ("Timing")
13 Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison, Imagery
14. Amadeus, Peter Shaffer (another play)
15. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Pirsig, Philosophy and Ideas (Though not their presentation.)
16. Education of a Wandering Man, Louis L'Amour
17. Elements of Dean Koontz (for Pacing)
18. Elements of Thomas Harris (for Setting)
19. Memoirs of a Geisha, A. Golden
20. The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck, Prose, Social Significance

Top 20 Honorable Mention: Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist

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Had to build another level for the ATL library.

GroupsAlgonquin Readers Round Table, Atlanta Bibliophiles, Dean Koontz Fans, Horror Book Club, The Green Dragon, TinyCat


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Real nameTerry Banker

LocationAtlanta, Denver, & Key West

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Member sinceSep 24, 2006

Currently readingThirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley
Big Mojo (Austin Carr Mystery) (Volume 3) by Jack Getze
The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 1, 1907-1922 (The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway) by Ernest Hemingway
Where the Heart Is (Oprah's Book Club) by Billie Letts
Saul Bellow: A Biography of the Imagination by Ruth Miller
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