Books

Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly The Orange Prize): Winners, Shortlists, and Longlists (where available): 1996-2015

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  • 2015
  • Outline by Rachel Cusk
  • The Bees by Laline Paull
  • A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie
  • How to be Both by Ali Smith
  • A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  • The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  • Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans
  • Aren’t We Sisters? by Patricia Ferguson
  • I Am China by Xiaolu Guo
  • Dear Thief by Samantha Harvey
  • Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey
  • Station Eleven by Emily St.

Clone of _Books I've Read of "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die"

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  • _Books I've Read of "1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die":_

    2000s

  • Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Saturday – Ian McEwan
  • On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  • Slow Man – J.M. Coetzee
  • Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
  • The Sea – John Banville
  • The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble
  • The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  • The Master – Colm Tóibín
  • Vanishing Point – David Markson
  • The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd
  • Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
  • Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  • Drop City – T.

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 - Aesch

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. The Crystal World, J.G.

Clone of Harold Bloom's Western Canon

Tags: 
  • 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 - Aesch

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.