Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas- Hunter S. Thompson
Watership Down- Richard Adams
Nine Stories- JD Salinger
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest- Ken Kesey
Shared values are important.
Shared books are part of shared values, therefore shared books are important.
When we moved this last time, we finally had room for Andy to unpack some boxes of books. We discovered that we had double copies of a few things that we needed to get rid of.
These are the books that we've both dragged around from house to house, acquired at least 15 years ago for both of us. In fact, the negotiations about which particular editions we were going to keep were fraught with emotions.
This is the discard pile.
What does that say about us? Good things, I think. These are the books that meant a great deal to us when we were becoming our own selves. Neat, huh?