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The list author says: "These books have had an impact on my life."
Heart in the Right Place
1.  Heart in the Right Place by Carolyn Jourdan
The list author says:
  "The title is accurate."
$11.04   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (273 customer reviews)

Sophie's World : The Greek Philosophers
2.  Sophie's World : The Greek Philosophers by Friedrich Nietzsche
The list author says:
  "Opened up philosophy to me. And it's entertaining."
Used & New from: $2.86
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
3.  NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson
The list author says:
  "Excellent."
$9.23   Used & New from: $1.77
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (470 customer reviews)

The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less
4.  The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz
The list author says:
  "I'm on board."
$8.69   Used & New from: $2.29
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (234 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
5.  Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
The list author says:
  "Unbelievable."
$16.80   Used & New from: $2.50
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22,584 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Zeitoun
6.  Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
The list author says:
  "Blows your mind."
$12.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (664 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Kids from Nowhere
7.  The Kids from Nowhere by George Guthridge
The list author says:
  "Inspiring."
$13.58   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition)
8.  The Blind Side (Movie Tie-in Edition) by Michael Lewis
The list author says:
  "Page turner."
$11.68   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (475 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Strength in What Remains (Random House Reader's Circle)
9.  Strength in What Remains (Random House Reader's Circle) by Tracy Kidder
The list author says:
  "Excellent."
$12.02   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology (P.S.)
10.  Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology (P.S.) by Eric Brende
The list author says:
  "Made me think. A lot."
$12.26   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
11.  Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan
The list author says:
  "Entertaining."
$15.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,803 customer reviews)

Open: An Autobiography
12.  Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi
The list author says:
  "He tells it so well."
$11.07   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,295 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Miracle of Castel di Sangro: A Tale of Passion and Folly in the Heart of Italy
13.  The Miracle of Castel di Sangro: A Tale of Passion and Folly in the Heart of Italy by Joe McGinniss
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite books of all time."
$13.13   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska
14.  Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska by Michael D'Orso
The list author says:
  "Could not put it down."
$12.85   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall
15.  True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall by Mark Salzman
The list author says:
  "Powerful."
$12.38   Used & New from: $0.13
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League
16.  A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League by Ron Suskind
The list author says:
  "Must read."
$12.40   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews)

Mean Justice
17.  Mean Justice by Edward Humes
The list author says:
  "I truly believe everyone should read this book. Changes the way a person views the legal system."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

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Iron and Silk
18.  Iron and Silk by Mark Salzman
The list author says:
  "Heartwarming story of China in the 80's."
$10.63   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food
19.  The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food by Jennifer 8. Lee
The list author says:
  "I am curious about Chinese immigrants, and this book answered many of my questions in entertaining fashion."
Used & New from: $2.04
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music
20.  The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve Lopez
The list author says:
  "Wow. What a book."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews)

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
21.  A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
The list author says:
  "Amazing."
$7.37   Used & New from: $0.07
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,207 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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