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A History of the World in 10½  Chapters by Julian Barnes
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
The Sense of an Ending
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A book that makes one reflect and doubt actions that we may never even have thought about. Julian Barnes seems to understand the human species in a very different way. It reminds me of the stream of consciousness novels. A novel that raises questions ...more
When daddy was a little boy by Alexander Raskin
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Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg
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Ray Bradbury
“You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
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Francis Bacon
“Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.”
Francis Bacon, The Essays

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