Do you find that some older books are still amongst your favorites?

United States
March 30, 2007 6:08pm CST
I'm not sure why but I find that a lot of older books remain at the top of my list when it comes to all time favorites. I love the book "Night" by Elie Wiesel. I found it even more moving when I heard it on audio. Normally I would consider myself someone that likes humerous books but there is something about the book "Night" that stirs up so many emotions and situations to ponder. Where was G-d? The capacity of evil in some humans. Reflections of love for family members and the human spirit to live. Do any of you have older books that are still amongst your most favorites and why?
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• United States
31 Mar 07
I hardly ever read best sellers, so most of the fiction I read is older stuff, and some of it is classics like War and Peace. In non-fiction, I often buy new books because I'm researching a subject, but even in non-fiction, older books are often just what I need. I've read most of Elie Wiesel's books, but not in the last few years.
@Pigglies (9339)
• United States
31 Mar 07
How are his other books? I've been wanting to read Dawn, but first I would want to read Night again since I read it so long ago.
@Pigglies (9339)
• United States
31 Mar 07
I like some older books that I guess could be considered classics. Brave New World isn't really that old, but I liked that book. Despite all the technology stuff being very outdated, it had good ideas and lessons for the reader. Now that audiobooks are free when in the public domain, I've started reading a lot of older books (much older though). I also read quite a few on Project Gutenberg and those are also in public domain (very old).