Reading Lists: Adults

Django Unchained combines many familiar themes to come up with a unique story. While you wait to borrow the movie, take a look at these movies and books that feature themes including slave narratives, the wild west, triumphant underdogs, and heroes who overcome adversity, not to mention spaghetti westerns and martial arts action - all influences in Tarantino's work.

Life of Pi tells a story of survival and tribulation. Pi is a keen observer of the natural world and a seeker after truth, and that stands him in good stead at home in India, and in the middle of the ocean. While you wait for your copy, take a look at these titles that explore similar themes.