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Top 25 FREE Things to Do in New York City - Southern Savers :: Southern Savers

To-Do: Bring a book to read at Rose Main Reading Room. The New York Public Library Main Branch Building is one of the world's most recognizable libraries, with its iconic stone lions (named Patience and Fortitude) guarding the entrance.

Shopgirl by Steve Martin | 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

Shopgirl by Steve Martin Starting this list as soon as I get into the groove of being a grade teacher !

The Awakening by Kate Chopin | 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

The Awakening by Kate Chopin---The story of a woman trapped in her marriage was condemned when first published in ending Chopin’s career, but is now rightly recognized as a classic.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams | 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

If Monty Python had done science fiction it might have been like this. At once supremely silly, laugh-out-loud hilarious, and as British as dead-parrot jokes.

Heartburn by Nora Ephron | 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

In Nora Ephron’s hilarious novel, based on the breakdown of her second marriage, group therapy and infidelity share the page with recipes for pot roast.

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson | 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

A gripping tale of murder most foul on the estate of the Blackwood family, Shirley Jackson's final novel is the kind of book you'll want everyone to read just so you can talk about it.

Animal Farm by George Orwell | 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

Orwell's classic allegory is as sharp and biting as when it was first published nearly 70 years ago, and just as relevant. Well worth a reread.

Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill | 46 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read In A Day

of Speculation by Jenny Offill, a series of short dispatches from the front line of a marriage, is by turns hilarious and heartbreaking, and often both in the same sentence.