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Dune by Frank Herbert
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
by Frank Herbert
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury
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The Beach by Alex Garland
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Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
Mortality
by Christopher Hitchens
read in April, 2015
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Scathing to the bitter end.

Hitchens recounts his decline into "Tumorville" and the country of malady as cancer ravages his body, taking from him his voice to speak, his hands to write, and finally his own mortality. Although the postscript by his wi
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Free Will by Sam Harris
Free Will
by Sam Harris
read in April, 2015
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According to Harris, the "I" who I believe myself to be is exactly congruent to my conscious being. "I" am only that which I am conscious of, everything else is unconscious and happens to me. This is a generally accepted notion of the self.

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
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Ostensibly ZMM is a journalistic account of a formerly insane father and his detached son motorcycling across the United States. In actuality ZMM is a convoluted and persistent recapitulation of the philosophical idea that drove the father into madne ...more
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The Origin of Species/The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
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The Art of Fiction by Ayn Rand
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Rand offers ample reason to dislike her. She claimed to be the best author alive (at the time), claims to be better that Victor Hugo & Dostoyevsky, and says this claim is not a subjective claim but is objectively based. Her confidence exudes vani ...more
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Odd Type Writers by Celia Blue Johnson
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