8 Classic Books That Are Surprisingly Short

8 Classic Books That Are Surprisingly Short

Book Culture

If you missed out reading the classics in high school or college, then you’re probably not motivated to pick any of them up. Unless a teacher is going to fail you for not reading East of Eden (which is roughly 600 pages), then you’re probably just not going to read it. Which would be unfortunate, by the way, because that book is juicy as hell.   Not every classic is intimidatingly long, though. Here are some classic books that are surprisingly short (which, for the purposes of this list, is 250 pages or less).   1. The Old Man and …

7 Harrowing Accounts By Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust

7 Harrowing Accounts By Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust

From 1939 to 1945, the German Nazi regime murdered approximately 11 million civilians. Of those 11 million, 6 million were Jews–6 million men, women, and children singled out to die solely because of the ethnic group into which they happened to have been born. Some of these books are memoirs by survivors; the others include a memoir by ta survivor’s son, a victim’s diary, and a work of fiction based on one survivor’s story. All are a testament to the permanent scars left by the Nazi decimation of the formerly large and diverse European Jewry.       ‘Night’ by Elie Wiesel   Image …