Books People Say are "Best Books Ever" But... Come on!!

I wish there were a way to rebut some of the choices for "best book ever" - I mean, "Twilight"? Come on! Surely there are some books that just plain ARE the best books ever, even if you don't like them (Plato's, "The Republic," for instance, which I hate)
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46 books · 81 voters · list created July 30th, 2009 by Kate (votes) .
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message 1: by Sarita (new)

Sarita Shaghi come breaking dawn you know you can no way say that but you went to fast slow down alot


message 2: by Char (new)

Char well, i agree for most but not for The Great Gatsby


message 3: by Kate (new)

Kate People have added some ones to this list (that I started) that I don't agree with... that's okay, I just won't vote for them -- although I suppose that if I wanted just my own opinions, I wouldn't have made the list! It IS interesting to see which ones people don't like that "everyone" else likes... perhaps it's liberating to say ya don't like a certain book.

All that being said, I'm agree with you in terms of "Great Gatsby." I didn't enjoy it too much, but I do think it's a GREAT book. Huck Finn and Catcher, too, I'm surprised people added to this list.


message 4: by Jc11king (new)

Jc11king The Catcher in the Rye should not be in the list


message 5: by Kate (new)

Kate Agreed. There are def. some that got added that I don't agree with, but I guess that's kind of the point...


message 6: by Lizzie (last edited Jun 27, 2010 08:12AM) (new)

Lizzie I think it's interesting that this list has taken a turn onto the classics. I can't in good faith have an opinion on those, as I've never read any of them.

In any case, It's a great list idea... thanks for starting it!


message 7: by Gabriel (last edited Mar 16, 2012 11:19AM) (new)

Gabriel Huck Finn does not belong on a list with Stephanie Meyer. Even people not necessarily bookish have enjoyed it.

I would know—I was in a class with them.


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