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Favorite Books

Fiction Non-Fiction
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Blindness by Jose Saramago
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
Possession by A. S. Byatt
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Discoverers by Daniel Boorstin
The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Richard Feynman
Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose
With Malice Toward None by Stephen Oates

Great Books that I Recommend

Fiction Non-Fiction
“Seeing” by Jose Saramago
All the Names by Jose Saramago
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Martin Eden by Jack London
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
My Antonio by Willa Cather
Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Silas Marner by George Eliot
Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Tess of the d'Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
“Middlemarch” by George Eliot
“Angle of Repose” by Wallace Stegner
“Straight Man” by Richard Russo
“The History of Love” by Nicole Krauss
“The Moon and Sixpence” by Somerset Maugham
“A Distant Mirror” by Barbara Tuchman
1776 by David McCullough
The Bible As History by Werner Keller
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert D. Putnam
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill
Longitude by Dava Sobel
Mayflower: A story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick
The Millennium Problems by Keith Devlin
The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Six Easy Pieces by Richard Feynman
William Wallace by James A. MacKay

Very Good Books

Fiction Non-Fiction
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Baudolino by Umberto Eco
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Emma by Jane Austen
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
I, Claudius by Robert Graves
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Moby Dick by Herman Meville
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
The Arcanum by Janet Gleeson
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays by S. Hawking
The Code Book by Simon Singh
E=mc2 by David Bodanis
Euclid's Window by Leonard Mlodinow
Nothing Like It in the World by Stephen E. Ambrose

Other Books that are interesting

Fiction Non-Fiction
The China Garden by Liz Berry
Ex Libris by Ross King
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Peace Like A River by Leif Enger
The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
“The Smithsonian Institution” by Gore Vidal
The Mystery of the Aleph by Amir Aczel
Casino Moscow by Matthew Brzezinski
Cleopatra's Nose by Daniel J. and Ruth Boorstin
Mozart by Peter Gay
Time Lord by Clark Blaise
When Least Is Best by Paul J. Nahin

Fun Books

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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