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The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
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This book rekindled my joy of reading, which I had all but lost during high school. Read it in university and took me almost a year to finish. I love all the boring bits that aren't even that important to the story - like the unexpectedly long Tom Bo...more
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1984 by George Orwell
1984
by George Orwell
read in January, 1990
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A real meme book. Was forced to read this book at school, so may not have been really 'ready' for it. But many of the concepts raised in it have stayed with me nonetheless.
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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Being and Time by Martin Heidegger
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Montessori Madness! by Trevor Eissler
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The Introvert Advantage by Marti Olsen Laney
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It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want To Be by Paul Arden
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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Bill Bryson
“But that's the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don't want to know what people are talking about. I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can't read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can't even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.”
Bill Bryson, Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

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