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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
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You must read this book. Tolstoy is a genius at capturing human emotions and motives. Better than "War and Peace" in my opinion (and I think Tolstoy may have remarked "Anna Karenin" was the more perfect work of the two before he became a moralist ...more
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A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov
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One of my favorite books. Russians say Lermontov was second to Pushkin in poetry, but surpassed in him prose (and that's saying a lot since this was his only novel he wrote). One of the first modern Russian novels, and subsequent Russian greats all ...more
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The Major Works by Oscar Wilde
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Compilation of all his major works. Must read "Picture of Dorian Gray." Witty, intelligent, amusing. His theory of aesthetics is tantalizingly subversive, so be careful!

Been semi-looking for "De Profundis." If anyone has, please lend me!
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The Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Read for class, and no matter what you might think of Nietzsche (which, as I learned from reading "Genealogy..." and hearing lectures is almost all incorrect), he presents his ideas in such a visceral, vivid, and voluble way its hard not to be at ...more
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