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What Was the Last Book You Read Twice?

You rarely read a book more than once. For most of them, there's just not much of a point. You finish them and then they line your bookshelf—like you're a hunter displaying pelts. But every now and then, a book is so captivating, so thrilling and so life-affirming, you have to pick it up again. What's the last book you read twice?


Scott Red


Scott Red commented…

(does reading "Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance" and then listening to the - free - audiobook of "Through Painted Deserts" count?)

Samantha Licht


Samantha Licht commented…

The Hobbit, for obvious reasons.

After all, I agree with C.S. Lewis when he said, “I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.”

Uele Nayo


Uele Nayo commented…

The Book Thief

Excellent book that I highly recommend

Christine Hubbard


Christine Hubbard commented…

The Road to Reality by KP Yohannan....excellent read!!

Beth Melillo


Beth Melillo commented…

Have re-read "The Chosen" by Chaim Potok and enjoyed all three times.

Re-read "Composing a life" by Mary Catherine Bateson, and still enjoy.

Also, "The Adventures of Kavalier and Klay" by Michael Chabon and think his writing is superb.

At the point in life (28) where re-reading is a lot of fun, and I often have very different opinions that I did the first time I read the book. Ender's Game ten years after the first read... didn't hold up as well as I thought, unfortunate!

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