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My favourites

Stuart Johnson
The list author says: "My darling Aunt asked me for a list of my favourite books and this is what I have come up with so far. There is a little bit of everything in here."
Catch-22
Catch-22
"Funny, funny, funny!"
The Help
The Help
"I really resisted reading this book because I thought it was going to be a bunch Jumeirah Jane's complaining about their maids. I am so glad I finally picked it up. I was gripped from start to finish. By the end of the book my heart was aching with every page"
Into Thin Air (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Into Thin Air (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
"I love the way Jon Krakauer writes. It makes you feel like you are there every step of the way."
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
"A true story that tells the history of the Mormon Church and the scary side of the FLDS."
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
"Love, love, love this book. An extraordinary concept that is interwoven so well."
The Last American Man
The Last American Man
"Beautifully written. Gilbert gives gripping portrayal of a man equally driven and flawed."
Committed: A Love Story
Committed: A Love Story
"Like Gilbert's other books, this one is like a conversation with a good friend. And a fantastic insight into the history of marriage to boot!"
The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
"An enchanting memoir of an African childhood during Kenya's colonial years."
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
"Heartbreaking from start to finish."
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
"I think everybody loves the movie, but I think the book is even better."
Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged
"Should be compulsory reading for everyone. Fountainheads is probably more popular, but Atlas Shrugged changed the way I see the world."
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
"This book is like watching a train wreck happen. You wish you could step into the pages and shake those involved and help them make better choices."
A Fortunate Life
A Fortunate Life
"The memoirs of an Australian pioneer."
A Million Little Pieces
A Million Little Pieces
"I don't care whether it's truth or fiction. I love it for the amazingly written tale that it is. The best insight into drug addition yet."
The Poisonwood Bible
The Poisonwood Bible
Persuasion
Persuasion
"An oldie, but a goody. Probably my favourite Jane Austen."
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time
"Inspiring! We need more people like Greg Mortenson and his crew in the development world."
Nineteen Eighty-Four, Centennial Edition
Nineteen Eighty-Four, Centennial Edition
"Can't remember how many times I have read this, but always feel the need to read it again."