The first lines of a story set the mood and draw readers in. This infographic features first lines from some of the most famous books of all time.

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books

I find it a crime that the first sentence of Owen Meany is not included, otherwise this is a perfect list.

This Awesome Graphic Lays Out the Best Literary First Lines of All Time

Best First Lines Books Infographic This Awesome Graphic Lays Out the Best Literary First Lines of All Time

A very true quote about books - great books are like great friends!

16 Reasons Books Are Our Best Friends

Famous Books You Didn’t Know Were Censored

Famous Books You Didn’t Know Were Censored

Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century

The first line (or first few lines) of the most famous books of all time - Imgur

The first line (or first few lines) of the most famous books of all time

The first line (or first few lines) of the most famous books of all time Incipit dei romanzi più famosi di tutti i tempi

What are the greatest books of all time? Brain Pickings pointed out a book of lists wherein 125 famous authors — everyone from Norman Mailer to Claire Messud to Annie Proulx to Stephen King — choose their ten favorite books. The book, The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books, handily synthesizes all that info (544 works total mentioned in 125 lists). How many have you read?

Exclusive Infographic: The Greatest Books of All Time

Greatest Books of All Time Infographic as chosen by 125 great writers as listed in Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books

Word Counts Of Histories Most Famous Books. I wonder whether they took the original ones into account when comparing non-English titles.

Word Counts Of Histories Most Famous Books: Is Your Favourite Here?

Most Famous Books Set In Every State    ---    Check out your state's literary fame.  Mine is "No Country for Old Men" by Cormac McCarthy.

This Map Shows The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

riverheadbooks: Loving this map of the US with the most famous book by state (especially Junot Diaz in NJ!) What’s in your state? (via Most Famous Book Set In Every State [MAP] - Business Insider)

Top 35 Famous Book Quotes

Top 35 Famous Book Quotes

Banned Books: The Nazis and the Catholic Church were and are not the only ones to ban books. Currently the State Board of Education bans several. Ray Bradbury's "Farenheit 451" is a tale of a society banning books. It and the books on this list are all worth reading. The ability to publish them is freedom of speech.

Banned Books: The Nazis and the Catholic Church were and are not the only ones to ban books. Currently the State Board of Education bans several. Ray Bradbury's "Farenheit is a tale of a society banning books. It and the books on this list are all wor

This Map Shows The Most Famous Book Set In Every State by businessinsider: Thanks to @Rebecca Silbermann ! #Books #State

The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

This Map Shows The Most Famous Book Set In Every State by businessinsider: Thanks to Childress Childress & Silbermann !

JD Salinger Infographic: The Path to "The Catcher in the Rye" In 1951 J.D. Salinger published The Catcher in the Rye, a debut novel that became one of the best known works in American literature. The book’s beloved anti-hero, Holden Caulfield, had been making appearances in Salinger’s writing since 1941. Follow the milestones in Salinger’s career that led to his most famous book. Click the image to enlarge.

JD Salinger

JD Salinger Infographic: The Path to "The Catcher in the Rye" In 1951 J. Salinger published The Catcher in the Rye, a debut novel that became one of the best known works in American literature. The book’s beloved anti-hero, Holden Caulfield, had been ma

BARNES & NOBLE | Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics) by Lewis Carroll | NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback, Hardcover, Audiobook, Other Format

BARNES & NOBLE Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics) by Lewis Carroll NOOK Book (eBook), Paperback, Hardcover, Audiobook, Other Format

From California to Illinois to New York, these are the most famous books that take place in every state in America.

These are the most famous books set in each state

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