Books

Alberto Manguel's Non-Canonical List of Favorite Books

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  1. The Orestaeia - Aeschylus
  2. The Complete Poems - Anna Akhmatova
  3. A Delicate Balance - Edward Albee
  4. Andalusian Poems - edited by Middleton and Garza-Falcon
  5. Biography of the Caribbean - German Arciniegas
  6. The Hour of Our Death - Philippe Aries
  7. I, Robot - Isaac Asimov
  8. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
  9. Brief Lives - John Aubrey
  10. Collected Poems - W.H. Auden
  11. The Confessions - St.

A Clone of theduckthief's Ultimate Reading Compilation

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  1. Abbot, Edwin – Flatland (1884)
  2. Abbott, John – Kit Carson
  3. Abe, Kobo – The Face of Another (1959)
  4. Abelard, Peter – The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (1128)
  5. About, Edmond – The King of the Mountains (1857)
  6. Achebe, Chinua – Arrow of God (1964)
  7. Achebe, Chinua – Things Fall Apart (1958)
  8. Achebe, Chinua – Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
  9. Acker, Kathy – Blood and Guts in High School (1978)
  10. Ackroyd, Peter - Hawksmoor (1985)
  11. Ackroyd, Peter – The House of Doctor Dee (1995)
  12. Ackroyd, Peter – The Lambs of London (2005)
  13. Adams, Douglas – Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective

The Most Significant SF & Fantasy Books

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  1. "The Most Significant SF & Fantasy Books of the Last 50 Years (1953-2002)"

  2. The Science Fiction Book Club

Books That Changed My Life

  1. The Short Wealth Building Book by Warren Philip Gates
  2. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevski
  3. The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
  4. The Nature of Necessity by Alvin Plantinga
  5. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  6. The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  7. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  8. The Dark Tower by Stephen King
  9. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  10. Quiet by Susan Cain

Greatest Post-Apocalyptic Novels

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  1. The Road, Cormac McCarthy (2006)
  2. Riddley Walker, Russell Hoban (1980)
  3. A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller (1959)
  4. The Day of the Triffids, John Wyndham (1951)
  5. Engine Summer, John Crowley (1979)
  6. The Crystal World, J.G. Ballard (1966)
  7. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood (2003)
  8. Alas, Babylon, Pat Frank (1959)
  9. I Am Legend, Richard Matheson (1954)
  10. The Long Tomorrow, Leigh Brackett (1955)
  11. Earth Abides, George Stewart (1949)
  12. The Chrysalids, John Wyndham (1955)
  13. The Stand, Stephen King (1978)
  14. World War Z, Max Brooks (2006)
  15. On the Beach, Nevil Shute (1957)
  16. The Drowned World, J.G.

Clone of Harold Bloom's Western Canon

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  • The Theocratic Age

  • The Ancient Near East
  • Gilgamesh
  • Egyptian Book of the Dead
  • Holy Bible (King James Version)
  • The Apocrypha
  • Sayings of the Fathers (Pirke Aboth)

  • Ancient India
  • Mahabharata
  • Bhagavad-Gita
  • Ramayana

  • The Ancient Greeks
  • Iliad - Homer
  • Odyssey - Homer
  • Works and Days - Hesiod
  • Theogony - Hesiod
  • The Poetry of Archilochos
  • The Poetry of Sappho
  • The Poetry of Alkman
  • Odes - Pindar
  • Oresteia - Aeschylus
  • Seven Against Thebes - Aeschylus
  • Prometheus Bound - Aeschylus
  • Persians - Aeschylus
  • Suppliant Women - Aeschylus

Books I have read in 2015 (so far)

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  • Fiction
  • Ebola K: A Terrorism Thriller - book 1 by Bobby Adair
  • The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus by Margaret Atwood
  • Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  • Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1) by Margaret Atwood
  • Zombie Fallout by Mark Tufo
  • Non Fiction
  • How to write a Killer LinkedIn Profile by Brenda Bernstein
  • Send!: A Dozen Ways to Make E-mail Productive Again by Paul H Burton
  • Business Writing for Dummies by Natalie Canavor
  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S.

MEDUSA - collana ed. Mondadori (1933-1969)

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  • 1933

Harold Bloom's Western Canon

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  1. The Theocratic Age

  2. The Ancient Near East
  3. Gilgamesh
  4. Egyptian Book of the Dead
  5. Holy Bible (King James Version)
  6. The Apocrypha
  7. Sayings of the Fathers (Pirke Aboth)

  8. Ancient India
  9. Mahabharata
  10. Bhagavad-Gita
  11. Ramayana

  12. The Ancient Greeks
  13. Iliad - Homer
  14. Odyssey - Homer
  15. Works and Days - Hesiod
  16. Theogony - Hesiod
  17. The Poetry of Archilochos
  18. The Poetry of Sappho
  19. The Poetry of Alkman
  20. Odes - Pindar
  21. Oresteia - Aeschylus
  22. Seven Against Thebes - Aeschylus
  23. Prometheus Bound - Aeschylus
  24. Persians - Aeschylus
  25. Suppliant Women - Aeschylus
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Books I Have Read and Loved (or at least really liked)

  1. Accordion Crimes by Annie Proulx
  2. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
  3. The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
  4. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  5. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  6. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
  7. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  8. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  9. The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J.