5 best books that everyone must read

To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel explores themes of racial injustice, moral growth, and empathy through the perspective of a young girl named Scout Finch in the American South during the 1930s.

1984" by George Orwell

A dystopian classic, "1984" depicts a totalitarian society where individuality is suppressed, and the government monitors and controls every aspect of citizens' lives. It's a thought-provoking exploration of surveillance, power, and the importance of truth.

The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Set in the 1920s Jazz Age, "The Great Gatsby" follows the enigmatic millionaire Jay Gatsby and his obsession with the beautiful Daisy Buchanan. The novel delves into themes of wealth, love, and the American Dream.

The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger 

Narrated by the disillusioned teenager Holden Caulfield, "The Catcher in the Rye" is a coming-of-age novel that captures the angst and alienation of adolescence. It's a timeless exploration of identity, authenticity, and the search for meaning.

Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

This classic novel follows the romantic entanglements of the witty and independent Elizabeth Bennet and the proud Mr. Darcy in early 19th-century England. "Pride and Prejudice" is celebrated for its social commentary, sharp wit, and timeless love story.

The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho

A modern fable about following one's dreams and destiny, "The Alchemist" follows the journey of a shepherd named Santiago as he embarks on a quest for treasure and self-discovery. It's a philosophical and inspiring tale about the importance of listening to one's heart and pursuing one's passions.