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What Book Should All Twentysomethings Read?

Because quarter-life crises are no joking matter.

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There's Junot Díaz's classic The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which explores perseverance in the face of incredible adversity.

“But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in.”

Then there's the timeless Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison, a coming-of age tale that contemplates the future while dealing with a ever-present past.

“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.”

There's Tina Fey's Bossypants, which tells the hectic, hilarious, but ultimately relatable story of Fey's rise to the top.

“Some people say, 'Never let them see you cry.' I say, if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone.”

And then there's David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, which asks how our pursuit of pleasure and diversion affects our relationships with others.

“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”