17 Readers Share the Book They Still Think About Years Later

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There are some books that you finish reading and know you’ll never forget, even long after you’ve turned the last page. We asked our readers: What’s a book you read years ago but still think about, and why did it leave such an impression on you? Check out the list below to see which books left a lasting impact on fellow bookworms, from modern classics like Sophie’s Choice to compelling nonfiction like A Short History of Nearly Everything. Note: Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.