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
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
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
One of the most hilarious books out there, Infinite Jest is a must read.
4. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
A good lesson about the world’s obsession with beauty.
5. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
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
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
Follow the journey of young girl who finds out that she isn’t who she thought she was. Guaranteed to make you rethink life.