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My Story as Told by Water by David James Duncan
" Recently I taught one of Duncan's essays, "The Mickey Mantle Koan," in a course. I loved the piece so much that I went hunting for more of his work. ...more "
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My Story as Told by Water by David James Duncan
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The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
The Glass Bead Game
by Hermann Hesse
recommended for: readers who like a puzzle and mystical realism
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I chose to highlight this book because it is one of the most memorable reads of my life. I've read most of Hesse and, as I have an M.A. in literature and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, I read a lot. This one has stayed with me.
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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe
recommended for: Everyone
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I'd never read this book before. It's well written, brilliant satire.
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The Tao Of Writing by Ralph L. Wahlstrom
The Tao Of Writing: Imagine. Create. Flow.
by Ralph L. Wahlstrom
recommended for: Writers, would-be writers, philosophers, people
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I actually wrote this book and, amazingly, I still like it. Other readers tell me it's worth their while. I wouldn't suggest it if I didn't believe in it.
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The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
The Hummingbird's Daughter
by Luis Alberto Urrea (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: People who enjoy Garcia-Marquez, Hesse, a good story
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I learned that a good story is a mixture of history, fantasy and life. I loved this book.
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