- a piece of literature or writing considered important or classic; writing that should or must be read.
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Examples from the Web for must-read
In other words, this book is a must-read for every U.S. citizen.Beauty and Subversion in the Secret Poems of Afghan Women
April 6, 2014
Between My Father and the King By Janet Frame This posthumous collection is a must-read for Janet Frame fans.Happy Short Story Month! Three New Must-Read Collections
May 24, 2013
Steve Brill's cover story for the latest TIME Magazine, a superb look at our broken medical system, is a must-read.Medical Costs Are Killing Us
February 22, 2013
This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to think deeply about the blessings and burdens of parental love and responsibility.Our Favorite Books of 2012: Tina Brown, Andrew Sullivan, and Others’ Picks
The Daily Beast
December 11, 2012
His latest, in the New York Times on Satuday morning, is a must-read.'Unexpected' Effects of Iran Sanctions?
November 5, 2012