Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men

“His ear heard more than what was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought.”

I read this book long ago in high school and decided to revisit it. It is the third John Steinbeck book I have read since joining Peace Corps and the 52nd book I have read in 2017. It is a must-read, heartbreaking story about two friends who are traveling and working together with the dream of one day buying their own land. It is a brilliant novel that can be read in one sitting. I got so much more out of reading it this time than I did in high school, so I highly recommend revisiting it.