Now’s your chance to cast your vote on our 2013 Book Week Staff Best Reads List. Tell us which of these books you would take if you went into deep space with nothing else for entertainment.
To help celebrate this year’s Book Week, we asked all Cabra College staff to nominate 10 books they’d take with them on a long space journey. We had dozens of responses and after collating the results we came up with the list below.
Check the list below to see the most popular titles from several hundred staff picks, organised in order of popularity.
|To Kill a Mockingbird||Harper Lee|
|We Need to Talk about Kevin||Lionel Shriver|
|The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy||Douglas Adams|
|The Great Gatsby||F. Scott Fitzgerald|
|The Catcher in the Rye||J.D. Salinger|
|Pride and Prejudice||Jane Austen|
|Tess of the D’Urbervilles||Thomas Hardy|
|The Bible||Various Artists|
|Perfume: The Story of a Murderer||Patrick Suskind|
|Ice Station||Matthew Reilly|
|The Book Thief||Marcus Zusak|
|The Grapes of Wrath||John Steinbeck|
|The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo||Stieg Larsson|
|The Fellowship of the Ring||J.R.R. Tolkien|
|The Thorn Birds||Colleen McCullough|
|The story of Tom Brennan||J. C. Burke|
- Top Ten Books for the Fall (turnthepagereviews.com)