Book List 2006

A Listmania! list by A. Papenfus (Germany)
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1984 (Signet Classics)
1.  1984 (Signet Classics) by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "[I wasn't that impressed with this. Just read it because it's supposed to be a good book, and one that people try to ban. But there were a few parts that I had to push myself through"
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The Celtic Book of Living and Dying
2.  The Celtic Book of Living and Dying by Juliette Wood
The list author says:
  "There were some interesting bits, but not that much I didn't know, and not that in depth on things I didn't"
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The Giving Tree
3.  The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
The list author says:
  "I think this is a good story for both kids and adults"
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Johnny The Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut
4.  Johnny The Homicidal Maniac: Director's Cut by Jhonen Vasquez
The list author says:
  "I read this all in one sitting. I think I'm a bigger fan of Invader Zim in ways, but this was really enjoyable."
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Metropolis Burning (Imagination) (Imagination) (Imagination)
5.  Metropolis Burning (Imagination) (Imagination) (Imagination) by Karen Kovacik
The list author says:
  "reread so I could write a review. still the same two favorites "The Story of My Life, As Written by My Mother" and "My Mother, The Monopolist""
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White Noise (Contemporary American Fiction)
6.  White Noise (Contemporary American Fiction) by Don DeLillo
The list author says:
  "I was told by a lot of ppl this book wasn't good before I had to read it for a class, so I was skeptical. But I was pleasantly surprised at it's humor and relevance though it was written 20yrs ago."
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Fight Club: A Novel
7.  Fight Club: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk
The list author says:
  "reread for a class right after reading White Noise, and had fun making connections between the two."
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Splinter Factory
8.  Splinter Factory by Jeffrey McDaniel
The list author says:
  "I've read this before, but had to read it again, because it's a good book."
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In the Lake of the Woods
9.  In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien
The list author says:
  "I didn't care too much for this book. I appreciate it more after having to tie it to John Henry Days, Fight Club and White Noise for a paper, but still not so much a fan."
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John Henry Days
10.  John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead
The list author says:
  "This was a pretty slow read. It had some interesting and funny parts, but mostly I had to force myself to read it."
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The Count of Monte Cristo (Barnes & Noble Classics)
11.  The Count of Monte Cristo (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Alexander Dumas
The list author says:
  "I would count this among my favorites for classics. I was promoted to read it by Sleepers."
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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
12.  Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
The list author says:
  "This is just a guess as to where this goes on my list...I think it may actually have been a few later, like right before Hiroshima Diary.
http://www.readingchair.com/2006/10/angelas-ashes-by-frank-mccourt.html"
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A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
13.  A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash by Sylvia Nasar
The list author says:
  "I was a little disappointed by the lack of description of the 'characters' in the movie, so I'm assuming the specifics were made up for the film. It was a pretty interesting book, but a bit daunting to get through."
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Pagan Time: An American Childhood
14.  Pagan Time: An American Childhood by Micah Perks
The list author says:
  "This had some interesting and funny parts, which were moreso for it being a true story, but overall this was just okay."
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The Hiding Place: A Novel
15.  The Hiding Place: A Novel by Trezza Azzopardi
The list author says:
  "I wasn't a fan of the 1st person because the narrator says things she couldn't know, and then it goes to 3rd...why not do it all 3rd? I also didn't like the time jump at the end."
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Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway ... and More
16.  Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway ... and More by Russell Simmons
The list author says:
  "I forced myself through some of these, but overall this was interesting. I was particularily interested in the poems of Beau Sai."
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The Art of Warfare (Classics of Ancient China)
17.  The Art of Warfare (Classics of Ancient China) by Sun Tzu
The list author says:
  "Someone needs to send this book to Bush...but he'd probably take it the wrong way."
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Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945
18.  Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945 by Michihiko Hachiya
The list author says:
  "I was annoyed by all the typos in this, but it was interesting and informative, and I liked the comparisons the author used to describe what he saw."
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In Cold Blood
19.  In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
The list author says:
  "I don't know that I really consider this a nonfiction novel though that's what it's touted to be...nonfiction narrative maybe. Overall, it was interesting to read."
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Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
20.  Encyclopedia of Urban Legends by Jan Harold Brunvand
The list author says:
  "I actually read this straight through (unlike another encyclopedia I'm working on). Some of it was repetitive, but I thought it was pretty interesting."
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Dracula (Barnes & Noble Classics)
21.  Dracula (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Bram Stoker
The list author says:
  "This is kind of slow reading, worth reading at least once, but not among my favorites."
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Me Talk Pretty One Day
22.  Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "http://www.readingchair.com/2006/09/me-talk-pretty-one-day-by-david.html"
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I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight
23.  I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight by Margaret Cho
The list author says:
  "http://www.readingchair.com/2006/09/i-have-chosen-to-stay-and-fight-by.html"
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
24.  Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "http://www.readingchair.com/2006/09/dress-your-family-in-corduroy-and.html"
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The City of Falling Angels
25.  The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt
The list author says:
  "This is by the guy who wrote Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. I think that one was better in ways, more interesting, read quicker, but this was still pretty good."
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'Tis: A Memoir
26.  'Tis: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
The list author says:
  "http://www.readingchair.com/2006/10/tis-by-frank-mccourt.html"
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Teacher Man: A Memoir
27.  Teacher Man: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
The list author says:
  "http://www.readingchair.com/2006/11/teacher-man-by-frank-mccourt.html"
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Tuck Everlasting (A Sunburst book)
28.  Tuck Everlasting (A Sunburst book) by Natalie Babbitt
The list author says:
  "I liked this book. Wish the ending would have been different, but I guess it wouldn't make sense with the message if it were."
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Six gothic tales
29.  Six gothic tales by Daphne du Maurier
The list author says:
  "Out of this I only read Jamaica Inn and Mission to Malaspiga, both of which were decent and passed the time but not much else."
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Forgiveness Parade
30.  Forgiveness Parade by Jeffrey McDaniel
The list author says:
  "I read this, as with Splinter Factory, in one sitting. I don't think I like it as well as the former, but it's still a good book of poems."
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Disliked "In Cold Blood"--Am I the only one on the planet? 0 Oct 21, 2014
Is this based on a 'real' true story or a faux one? 16 Sep 6, 2014
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big brother's #1 weapon is............................ 0 Feb 15, 2014
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expensive movie 4 Feb 8, 2014
Big Business is Watching You 0 Feb 8, 2014
Holes in the plot?? 1 Dec 21, 2013
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