40 Books That Shaped My Mind

A Listmania! list by Richard Schaan
 
Nineteen Eighty-Four, Centennial Edition
1.  Nineteen Eighty-Four, Centennial Edition by George Orwell
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Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, Where We Are Going
2.  Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, Where We Are Going by Marvin Harris
$12.77   Used & New from: $0.01
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Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture
3.  Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture by Marvin Harris
$13.16   Used & New from: $0.01
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Lost Illusions (1898)
4.  Lost Illusions (1898) by Honoré de Balzac
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

The Great Gatsby
5.  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
$8.07   Used & New from: $0.69
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,205 customer reviews)

Crime And Punishment
6.  Crime And Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
$14.50   Used & New from: $0.95
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,191 customer reviews)

The Idiot (Vintage Classics)
7.  The Idiot (Vintage Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
$14.93   Used & New from: $1.95
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A Man Without a Country
8.  A Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut
$11.52   Used & New from: $0.18
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (261 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Being There
9.  Being There by Jerzy Kosinski
$10.61   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Handmaid's Tale 1st (first) edition Text Only
10.  The Handmaid's Tale 1st (first) edition Text Only by Margaret Atwood
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Collected Stories (Everyman's Library)
11.  Collected Stories (Everyman's Library) by Franz Kafka
$18.40   Used & New from: $9.49
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The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library)
12.  The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library) by William Shakespeare
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Othello (Folger Shakespeare Library)
13.  Othello (Folger Shakespeare Library) by Julius Lester
$8.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Hamlet
14.  Hamlet by Raja Sharma
$2.31   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

Notes from the Underground
15.  Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

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Stranger in a Strange Land
16.  Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
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Starship Troopers
17.  Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein
$8.85   Used & New from: $0.27
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
18.  One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
$14.45   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,240 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Brave New World
19.  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
$8.81   Used & New from: $2.98
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,745 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Candide
20.  Candide by Voltaire
$6.85   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (398 customer reviews)

Voltaire's Politics: The Poet as Realist
21.  Voltaire's Politics: The Poet as Realist by Peter Gay
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Conversations of Goethe with Johann Peter Eckermann
22.  Conversations of Goethe with Johann Peter Eckermann by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
$15.48   Used & New from: $3.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Mother Night: A Novel
23.  Mother Night: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
$12.97   Used & New from: $3.17
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (264 customer reviews)

Armageddon in Retrospect
24.  Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut
$14.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

The Grapes of Wrath
25.  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
$11.11   Used & New from: $1.93
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The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected Text
26.  The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected Text by William Faulkner
$9.96   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (495 customer reviews)

Labyrinths (New Directions Paperbook)
27.  Labyrinths (New Directions Paperbook) by Jorge Luis Borges
$12.93   Used & New from: $2.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers
28.  The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant
$8.99   Used & New from: $1.50
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The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Vintage Classics)
29.  The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Vintage Classics) by Arnold Rampersad
$15.64   Used & New from: $1.59
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Four Quartets
30.  Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot
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Skinny Legs and All
31.  Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins
$13.65   Used & New from: $0.01
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Literary Theory: An Introduction
32.  Literary Theory: An Introduction by Terry Eagleton
$17.58   Used & New from: $5.38
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Fahrenheit 451
33.  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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Moon and Sixpence
34.  Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham
$7.16   Used & New from: $0.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews)

The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale
35.  The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale by Joseph Conrad
$11.99   Used & New from: $0.03
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

In the Lake of the Woods
36.  In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien
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Pere Goirot
37.  Pere Goirot by Honore De Balzac
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Sentimental Education Vol 1
38.  Sentimental Education Vol 1 by Gustave Flaubert
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition
39.  Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition by Jared Diamond
$12.24   Used & New from: $2.67
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The New Industrial State (The James Madison Library in American Politics)
40.  The New Industrial State (The James Madison Library in American Politics) by John Kenneth Galbraith
$32.68   Used & New from: $1.50
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