5 Books Before College: Charles Twombly’s list

Charles Twombly is a former professor of philosophy and religion at Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga.

1. Alan Paton — Cry, The Beloved Country

2. Lillian Smith — Killers of the Dream

3. Alexis de Toqueville — Democracy in America (selections)

4. William Barrett — Irrational Man

5. Marilynne Robinson — [something by this author, fiction or essays]


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