Heartwarming Stories, Dramatic Tales, Hilarious Cartoons, and Timeless Photographs
For more than a century, Reader’s Digest has been sharing stories of small miracles and unlikely friendships, steadfast courage and enduring love—stories that transcend time and place. Within these pages, you’ll find some of our most memorable narratives, including:
- the hilarious tales of smart people doing the dumbest things
- the heart-stopping story of two friends who get caught in a dangerous current and are swept out to sea
- an intimate essay by Bishop Desmond Tutu on the value of forgiveness
In addition, the book features hilarious jokes and cartoons, classic illustrations and photographs, true stories from readers and bonus content never published in the magazine.
Great gift idea: The sheer variety of content in this handsome collection—true crime, dramas in real life, funny anecdotes, everyday heroes—means there’s something for everyone. With essays from famous writers and entertainers along with real-life tales from everyday readers, this collection is guaranteed to make you gasp, laugh and cry.
Timeless favorites: Editors combed through a century’s worth of Reader’s Digest storytelling to find the most memorable narratives, cartoons, jokes and photos, all of which still resonate today.