Tag Archives: Easy read

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

“[The Improbability Drive] crew of four were ill at ease knowing that they had been brought together not of their own volition or by simple coincidence, but by some curious perversion of physics – as if relationships between people were susceptible to the same laws that governed the relationships between atoms and molecules.” – Douglas […]

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

“It was funny. The adults taking all this so seriously, and the children playing along, playing along, believing it too until suddenly the adults went too far, tried too hard, and the children could see through their game.” – Ender’s Game Ender is one of thousands of child prodigies engineered by the government whose sole […]

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

“What it must be like, I wonder, to live in a world where food appears at the press of a button? How would I spend the hours I now commit to combing the woods for sustenance if it were easy to come by? What do they do all day, these people in the Capitol?” – […]

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

“The world smells of spice and dried mango, and it also smells, not unpleasantly, of sex.” – Bangkok Below, Neverwhere Neverwhere presents two worlds: London Above and London Below, where London Above is the London as we know it, and London Below is the secret underground city that gives the novel its name. Built along […]

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

“If Indiana Jones were an economist, he’d be Steven Levitt ” – The Wall Street Journal At almost exactly 200 pages and with chapter titles like  “How is the Klu Klux Klan like a Group of Real-Estate Agents” and “Why Do Drug Dealers Still Live With Their Moms?” this wildly interesting quick read is basically […]