5 Books Everyone Should Read At Least Once

The wisest poetry the most extraordinary prose: five top-shelf books that will blow open your understanding of the world.

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart

148 pages; Heinemann
This, the first in Achebe's monumental and unsparing trilogy of Igbo life in western Africa, is the strongest and most important novel of the postcolonial world.
— Vince Passaro