Nan's Favorites Short Books

When your to-do list is long, it’s nice to be able to finish something right away! For those busy times, and for all those taking the 2017 Provincetown Library Reading Challenge, here is a list of Nan’s favorites — books you can finish in a day, most of them under 200 pages.

 

  • We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Adichie
  • The Tent – Margaret Atwood
  • The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin
  • The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes
  • The Uncommon Reader – Alan Bennett
  • The Stranger – Albert Camus
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
  • The Awakening – Kate Chopin
  • The House on Mango Street – Sandra Cisneros
  • Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
  • A Study in Scarlet – Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Tears We Cannot Stop – Michael Eric Dyson
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Victor E. Frankl
  • The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • The Turn of the Screw – Henry James
  • Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka
  • The Prince – Machiavelli
  • The Communist Manifesto – Karl Marx and Frederick Engels
  • Playing in the Dark – Toni Morrison
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Night – Elie Wiesel