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The Books We Claim to Have Read

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According to BuzzFeed, the online social news and entertainment company, in order to make themselves appear smarter many people lie about having read the following 22 classic books: Great Expectations, The Hobbit, The Bible, Moby-Dick, The Fountainhead, The Old Man and the Sea, Lolita, Catch-22, 1984, To Kill a Mockingbird, War and Peace, Treasure Island, Madame Bovary, The Odyssey, Ulysses, Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Of Mice and Men, The Bell Jar, The Catcher in the Rye, The Scarlet Letter and Crime and Punishment. 

All 22 are available in the Marin County Free Library.  Check them out and read them.  You can make yourself smarter, and you won’t have to lie to your friends.

To kill a mockingbird     Treasure Island     Of mice and men

War and Peace     The catcher in the rye     The bell jar

 Crime and punishment      The Odyssey     The hobbit, or, There and back again

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Posted by: Tami

Tami is a librarian at the Corte Madera Library.

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