Literature is a reflection of life, and education in it: a list of books that everyone should read
In Soviet times, we were the most reading country. And in general, our man has always been distinguished by a lively desire for knowledge, reading, education. Suffice it to recall the glorious life of Lomonosov, and after all these nuggets Russian land gave birth to thousands and thousands. But everything flows, changes, and now among the current Russians, and not only among them, but, perhaps, among residents of the entire post-Soviet space, there are fewer and fewer reasons to be proud of their education.
What do we read and what is desirable?
From the works of which authors can be a list of books that everyone should read? Of course, there is no consensus. We all have our own tastes and preferences in terms of genres, trends, and authors. Yes, and every age also represents its library audience. And still try to figure it out.First, it is recommended that a resident of each individual former republic know their own Constitution, Family and Civil Codes, Labor and preferably Criminal Code very well. Why? In order to feel more relaxed in the present unstable life, to be able to protect oneself from trouble and get out of a delicate situation. Of course, it is difficult to call the above-mentioned editions books in the full sense of the word, but close acquaintance with them will not hurt anyone. Secondly, we all come from childhood. In this regard, of course, collections of fairy tales can head the list of books that everyone should read. First of all, the two-volume Russian folk edited by Afanasyev. More tales of the peoples of the world, the author - Pushkin, Pogorelsky, Perrot, the brothers Grimm, Andersen. They will be of interest not only to kids, but also to older guys. And with great pleasure, of course, they will plunge into the world of fantasies and inventions of Volkov, Lindgren, Rowling, etc. The teenage audience, no doubt, will be carried away by the romance of wild prairies and the jungle, duels in the French court, travel and adventure.Keep getting smarter
Therefore, to continue the list of books that everyone should read should be followed by the novels of Jules Verne, Cooper, Dumas, Stendhal, Sabatini, Akunin, Exupéry and other Russian and foreign masters of the word. Such books broaden horizons, sharpen the sharpness of the mind, observation, give an idea of the past in a fascinating and interesting form. And they are written very talented! About the Russian classics should be said separately: it is studied in the school curriculum, and you need to read it, you need it and you need it again! Therefore, especially in the list of books that everyone should read, we do not include them - this is a given! The same applies to Russian and Soviet poetry. Silver Age, the lyrics of Tyutchev and Fet, Polonsky and Yesenin, Akhmatova, Rubtsov and Yevtushenko ... Again, the continuation follows, follows, follows. And further on topics and interests. Serious philosophical studies will not do without Kant, Solovyov and other authors of past years and modern times. Among the military books that everyone should read are stories and novels of Bykov, Sholokhov, Vasilyev, Kondratiev. Historical works can be studied in parallel with the memoirs.It is highly recommended that among the books that everyone should read, such were necessary.We continue to expand the horizons
The spiritual quest of humanity is reflected in such masterpieces as the Bible, The Master and Margarita by Bulgakov, the 100 Years of Solitude by Marquez, the works of Castaneda, the poetry of Whitman. And Dante, Shakespeare, Rousseau ... You remember one name, and then more, more, more come to mind. Mastery of the highest level, filigree letter distinguish them. Each of the above authors has passed the test of time, and getting to know anyone is a real pleasure. And if you choose only 10 books that everyone should read? We must not forget to include in them such masterpieces of Astafyev, such as The Last Bow and Tsar-Fish, Farewell to Matera, and Rasputin's Fire. Of the contemporary authors, Pelevin, talented to reflect the worldview of the current generation, called “Pepsi”, and Arbatova, who spoke remarkably about her contemporaries, is worthy of attention.
What is listed in this article is just a pitiful drop in the bottomless ocean of human thought imprinted in the word. We did not mention the fiction and luminaries of this genre,about the young direction of fantasy, about detectives, animalistic literature, love, about journalism, and almost did not say anything about drama.