The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower List of Books that Charlie Reads with Bill

A large part of Charlie's development and continued understanding during the novel comes from the books that Bill assigns to him, and from his conversations with Bill about these books. Below are listed the books that Charlie reads in the course of The Perks of Being a Wallflower:

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs

Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

The Stranger by Albert Camus

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand