Q: Summer Reading. What was your favorite book that you were REQUIRED to read when you were in school?
I'm about to let my nerd show a little here...I really liked a lot of the mandatory reading in high school. We did two Shakespeares every year--loved that. I loved Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut. And The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. But my favorite was The Things They Carried by Tim O'brien. It was the first (maybe only) war themed book that really gripped me both emotionally and intellectually.