Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? —David Baldacci
Move over Superman and Spidey, turns out books are the real super heroes. While this election season zeros in on all that divides us (honestly, it's enough to make even a silver linings kinda girl give up hope), books help us find our way back to what unites us. Apparently there's one thing liberals and conservatives can agree on: good literature. So much so that civilized, kind, and thoughtful discussions have been shown to take place—devoid of insults and vitriol. It's a literary miracle. You can read all about it here.
The top read gracing the shelves of both democrats and republicans? That beaut of a book above. No surprise there. Here's a list of the other 100 super books bridging the political divide one page at a time. I spy a silver lining and a thread of hope.