Bridget Jones's Diary
by Helen Fielding
In BriefA year in the life of an atypical 1990s woman living in London and determined to have it all. Once she can figure out what that actually is.
Why you should read itAlthough it probably won't change your life, it'll certainly make you feel better about it. Never mind the films it spawned, this book is one of the funniest things on earth.