In this article, we have compiled a list of the 20 best books for Silent Generation, ranging from memoirs and biographies to novels and non-fiction works.
Through the perspective of children, Harper Lee presents an unforgettable account of the Deep South, which is marked by violence, intolerance, eccentricity, humor, and prejudice.
In the Republic of Gilead, Offred holds the position of a Handmaid. She is permitted to leave the household of her Commander and his wife.
Elie Wiesel was born in Sighet, Transylvania, and as a teenager, he and his family were forcibly taken from their home in 1944 and sent to Auschwitz concentration camp.
In this narrative, three intertwined stories unfold: the aspirations of a young Southern writer, a tempestuous relationship between a gifted Jewish man.
The story begins with the statement, “Once there was a tree…and she loved a little boy.” Shel Silverstein, a gifted and multifaceted writer and illustrator, crafts an unforgettable tale.
David McCullough’s 1776 is a compelling account of the human experiences of those who fought with General George Washington during the year of the Declaration of Independence.
With vivid honesty and dramatic flair, Pat Conroy has crafted a sprawling and intense novel that spans four decades.
It is a play by Tom Stoppard that was first performed in 1966. The play reinterprets William Shakespeare’s Hamlet from the perspective of two minor characters.
Possession, which won England’s Booker Prize and caused a literary sensation in its year of publication, is a captivating novel that blends wit and romance.
It is a novel by Margaret Atwood that tells the story of two sisters, Iris and Laura, and their complicated lives.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is Ken Kesey’s debut novel that tells the story of Nurse Ratched, who maintains an oppressive regime in an Oregon State.
It is a novel by John Irving that tells the story of John Wheelwright and his lifelong friend Owen Meany.
Things Fall Apart is a novel that tells two stories, both centered around Okonkwo, a strong man of an Ibo village in Nigeria.
It is a captivating novel about Elaine Risley, a provocative artist who returns to her hometown of Toronto for an exhibition of her work.
In the tiny town of Holcomb, Kansas, on November 15, 1959, the Clutter family was brutally killed with a shotgun held inches from their faces.
This is the epic tale of the universe’s evolution over 15 billion years, from the emergence of matter to the emergence of consciousness.
This is a timeless tale of two fathers and their sons, each feeling the weight of expectations to practice their shared religion in their own way.
It is a thrilling novel about a giant man-eating great white shark that terrorizes a New England beach town.
In The Finkler Question, Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler are old friends with different lives, but they have never lost touch with their former teacher.
The history of the human brain is explored from its origins in the big bang, 15 billion years ago, to the present day. Dr. Carl Sagan provides insightful commentary on the human and animal brain.