Books

The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time by UK's Crime Writers' Association (1990)

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  • Josephine Tey: The Daughter of Time (1951)
  • Raymond Chandler: The Big Sleep (1939)
  • John le Carré: The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1963)
  • Dorothy L. Sayers: Gaudy Night (1935)
  • Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926)
  • Daphne du Maurier: Rebecca (1938)
  • Raymond Chandler: Farewell My Lovely (1940)
  • Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone (1868)
  • Len Deighton: The IPCRESS File (1962)
  • Dashiell Hammett: The Maltese Falcon (1930)
  • Josephine Tey: The Franchise Affair (1948)
  • Hillary Waugh: Last Seen Wearing ...

Clone of Clone of 1001 Books I Want to Read Before I Die (1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die)

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  1. 2000s
  2. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
  3. Saturday – Ian McEwan
  4. On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  5. Slow Man – J.M. Coetzee
  6. Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
  7. The Sea – John Banville
  8. The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble
  9. The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  10. The Master – Colm Tóibín
  11. Vanishing Point – David Markson
  12. The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd
  13. Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
  14. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  15. Drop City – T.

The Greatest Fantasy Novels

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  1. Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift (1726)
  2. The Castle of Otranto, Horace Walpole (1764)
  3. The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr, E.T.A. Hoffmann (1819)
  4. La Peau de Chagrin, Honore de Balzac (1831)
  5. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens (1843)
  6. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll (1865)
  7. The Princess and the Goblin, George MacDonald (1872)
  8. She, H. Rider Haggard (1886)
  9. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain (1889)
  10. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde (1891)
  11. Dracula, Bram Stoker (1897)
  12. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L.

A Guild to Oriental Classics (Literature)

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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

100 Most Influential Books Ever Written

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  • The I Ching
  • The Old Testament (I've read the Pentateuch and other important sections like Job)
  • The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer
  • The Upanishads
  • The Way and Its Power, Lao-tzu
  • The Avesta
  • Analects, Confucius (I've read selections)
  • History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides
  • Works, Hippocrates
  • Works, Aristotle (I've read his Poetics)
  • History, Herodotus
  • The Republic, Plato
  • Elements, Euclid
  • The Dhammapada
  • Aeneid, Virgil
  • On the Nature of Reality, Lucretius
  • Allegorical Expositions of the Holy Laws, Philo of Alexandria
  • The New Testament (I've read the first four books)
  • Lives,

Books Read - 2012

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Books Read - 2011

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  • Mises book of lectures on capitalism and socialism (name escapes me right now)
  • 4.5/5

Books Read - 2008

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  • "For a New Liberty" by Murray Rothbard
  • 5/5
  • Your life won't be the same after reading this Red Pill book.

  • "The Anti-Capitalist Mentality" by Ludwig Von Mises
  • 4.5/5

  • "A Critique of Interventionism" by Ludwig Von Mises

  • "Failed States" by Noam Chomsky
  • 4/5

Books Read - 2009

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  • "Man Economy & State" by Murray Rothbard
  • 4.5/5
  • Masterwork of economics
  • "The Ethics of Liberty"
  • 4.5/5
  • A satisfactory groundwork of the ethics of a free society, but take it as a blueprint as opposed to a secular theology by Austro-libertarians do
  • "Economics in One Lesson"
  • 4.5/5
  • An economic red pill. I already knew the basics but it was still a great read