Homer, from The Odyssey
Ovid, from Metamorphoses
Gogol, “The Nose”
Voltaire, from Candide
Turgenev, from Fathers and Sons
Henry, "The Gift of the Magi"
Steinbeck, from The Grapes of Wrath
Bradbury, from Fahrenheit 451
Olsen, "I Stand Here Ironing"
Achebe, from Things Fall Apart
Lee, from To Kill a Mockingbird
Shaara, from Killer Angels
(9) Tan, from The Joy Luck Club
Alvarez, from In the Time of the Butterflies
Zusak, from The Book Thief