Wednesday, April 17, 2013

What They Were Reading: Robert Frost

On the Fiftieth Anniversary of Robert Frost’s death, the Christian Science Monitor has dug up an old Top 10 list that he provided to the Massachusetts Library Association in 1934. Below are his ten all-time favorite books, and here is the article with relevant quotes and explanations:
  1. The Odyssey, by Homer
  2. Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
  3. Walden, by Henry David Thoreau
  4. The Tales of Edgar Allen Poe, by
  5. The Oxford Book of Verse
  6. Modern American and British Poetry
  7. Last of the Mohicans, by James Fennimore Cooper
  8. The Prisoner of Zenda, by Anthony Hope
  9. The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling
  10. Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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