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What’s The Best Book You Were Told To Read And Why?




A woman reads a book during the XXXIV International Book Fair of 'Palacio de Mineria', organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in Mexico City, on February 25, 2013.
A woman reads a book during the XXXIV International Book Fair of 'Palacio de Mineria', organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in Mexico City, on February 25, 2013.
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What’s the best book you were told to read and why? Who recommended you read it? Historian Jill Lepore shared that the best book she ever got as a gift was a book she doesn’t even like. It was a copy of “Little Women,” and what she loved about it had nothing to do with the story itself. 

Today on AirTalk, we want to hear about the best recommendations you’ve ever received and why? Maybe it’s the story, maybe it’s not. Tell us about it by calling 866-893-5722.