What’s one book you think everyone should read?

Asked at Lawrence Public Library on March 09, 2016

“'The Count of Monte Cristo.' It's a very personal book for me. It tells you that revenge doesn't fulfill you as much as love and friendship.”

“I'll give the high-school textbook answer: '1984' by George Orwell. It's one of my favorites, at least.”

“The Bible. Not the King James version, though. It's too complicated and not as accurate.”

“With the way the world is today, I'd say 'On the Beach,' which Nevil Shute wrote in the 1950s.”

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