There are countless books that could easily have made this list (i.e. 1984 by George Orwell, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer, etc.), but we just had to narrow it down. All of the best required reading books are classics for one reason or another, despite their vastly different styles, themes, and time periods. In fact, those are the factors that went into the selection process for this list; they were all chosen because they represent so many different kinds of storytelling and human experiences. Remember: Just because these books are required, doesn't mean they're not enjoyable reads.
As someone who has been clinically diagnosed with anxiety, I understand how every day can be a constant battle. Anxiety can ruin your life, if you let it. The mind races, the heart beats faster, and it can even become difficult to breathe.
The dark web is made accessible by a software called The Onion Router. This software makes a person's presence on the internet virtually anonymous, which is what makes the dark web so nefarious. Most of the things you can do or find on the dark web you can also find in real life or on the deep net, but the dark web makes conducting suspicious activity much easier.
Allowing transgender people in the military to serve openly has been an issue for this nation for many years. The "Don't ask, don't tell" policy was only recently lifted, and trans people quickly saw Trump calling to have the ban reinstated. Thankfully, the Justice Department has just ruled that the United States government cannot keep trans people out of the military, but there are still a lot of myths concerning the issue that need to be busted.
Drake has come out with more than his fair share of party songs and look-at-me lyrics, but he is no stranger to sadness. The Top 40s hitmaker has long been known to have a softer side than most rappers in the game.
The longest wars in human history raged for hundreds of years. Conflicts over territory, religion, and ideals have spurred the most intense fighting this world has ever seen, and this list names but a few of them. In fact, many of these wars still stir hatred and strife today.