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Books For College Students

Carla Said:

Can you recommend any good books for college students?

We Answered:

Choose an author and read as many books by them as possible, become an expert on them. Look up their bibilographies, their biographies, the time they wrote in and their critical reviews. Choose the type of literature you enjoy, start with an author you have read and enjoyed in the past. If you are looking for classical literature, look at Dante, Cervantes, Swift, Shelly, Bram Stroker, James Joyce, Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, etc.

Wayne Said:

Books with college students as protagonists?

We Answered:

It is an odd age group to find anything for isn't it? I don't really mind though. I am fine with reading about people a year or two younger than me and most books I like enough to keep reading don't involve gallons of angst or over the top drama. I don't read much adult fiction at all, but the ones I have looked at normally involve people in their 30s or 40s, which is a hard age to relate to for me, so I don't normally find them very interesting. I agree, I don't think books about college-aged people should be in the adult section, they shold be in the YA section if they do make them, seeing as college aged people are the real 'young adults' at ages 18-25 or so.

Dianne Said:

What are some recommended books for college students?

We Answered:

Not many books for college students, unless medical or another science, have illustrations. Not that I read to get an Eng. Lit. degree years ago, anyway. Here's list for you:

The Sound and The Fury by William Faulkner
Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
The World According to Garp by John Irving
Possession: A Romance by A.S. Byatt
Beloved by Toni Morrison
CosmiComics by Italo Calvino
The Norton Anthology of American Literature
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: the story of Cynthia Ann Parker by Carolyn Meyer
Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
The Idiot by Dostoevsky
The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Silas Marner by George Elliot
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. LeGuin
The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe
Shakespeare's sonnets

...and lots more... I hit on just about every author I recalled, and every one who has written a terrific book that will be/is classic since I graduated... it's overwhelming, but just ...
...*Pick a Few*...

Clifford Said:

What is a good website for college students to buy used books?

We Answered:

Sooooo many websites, the key is to know the correct ISBN number and to research (like window shopping at a Mall), first I go to (Barnes & Noble) (Amazon) (Ebay Text Books) the publishers website or sometimes even myspace or facebook where people are selling or trading text books for specific colleges/universities. The best bet I always have is or, but both take a long time to ship depending on the time of year, so if I'm in a rush I'll do pay a little more and get the books on time.

Eleanor Said:

how to choose fiction books for college students?

We Answered:

This is funny, cuz Im lookin for really good books for college students too... Lately I have been wanting to read alot for some strange reason.... But I found a site with a list of books, I dont know how many of them are actually good, but I am going to try to look at some... Here is the site with the list... GOOD LUCK!…

Dora Said:

I am looking for college books that other students are selling, Any sites out there?

We Answered:

I recently found a great site where other students sell books and electronics and many other things.

I've learned that it's much cheaper to buy from other students rather than on amazon


Delores Said:

Great Christian books for college age students?

We Answered:

The Time Traveler's Wife
Desperate Pastors' Wives (1st book in Lulu Cafe Series-Christian book)
Twilight Series

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Not many books for college students, unless medical or another science, have illustrations. Students like games, gathering, and parties like these types of activities.

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