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7 Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

Your twenties are a special time. A period of self discovery and mistakes. The book recommendations in this list are there to enhance your twenties experience so you can come out the other side a little less scathed and a lot more refined.

7 Books To Read In Your Twenties

1. Bossypants – Tina Fey

Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

Although not a classic book, her anecdotes are amusing and what she’s achieved a male driven world is interesting.

2. How to Cook Everything: The Basics – Mark Bittman

Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

How to Cook Everything is one of the more useful cookbooks you can own. Each type of food has a “Basics” section that includes lots of preparation tips.

3. Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace

Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

One of the most hilarious books out there, Infinite Jest is a must read.

4. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

A good lesson about the world’s obsession with beauty.

5. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro

Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

Set in the 1990’s, Kazuo Ishiguro’s quietly disturbing novel will be the biggest tear jerker of your twenties.

6. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

This is perfect for the twentysomething who has no idea what to do with his or her life. Esther Greenwood is your spirit animal.

7. Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides

Best Books To Read In Your Twenties

Follow the journey of young girl who finds out that she isn’t who she thought she was. Guaranteed to make you rethink life.