My Top 10 Books of All Time

A Listmania! list by Tysyacha Dvukh (Watseka, IL)
The list author says: "The old saying goes, "You are what you eat", but I believe that I am what I READ. That said, I present the following list...Enjoy!"
Crime and Punishment (Paperback)
1.  Crime and Punishment (Paperback) by Richard Pevear (Translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator) Fyodor Dostoevsky (Author)
The list author says:
  "My favorite Russian novel, and the one that I sincerely rank first, in my 30+ years of living!"
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Nineteen Eighty-Four, Centennial Edition
2.  Nineteen Eighty-Four, Centennial Edition by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "I think it's eerie how many of Orwell's prophecies have come true, or are coming true, in this day and age."
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The Child Buyer: A Novel in the Form of Hearings Before the Standing Committee on Education, Welfare, and Public Morality of a Certain State Senate
3.  The Child Buyer: A Novel in the Form of Hearings Before the Standing Committee on Education, Welfare, and Public Morality of a Certain State Senate by John Richard Hersey
The list author says:
  "Four words: I am Barry Rudd. This tale of a bright young lad, and the terrifying corporate executive who wants to purchase him, is gripping from first page to last."
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American Pastoral
4.  American Pastoral by Philip Roth
The list author says:
  "I still can't figure Meredith Levov out."
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The Catcher in the Rye
5.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "My most favorite book in high school--in fact, it would be more accurate to say it got me THROUGH high school!"
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The Giver
6.  The Giver by Lois Lowry
The list author says:
  "I read this over and over as a young adult. Oddly enough, my sister was the one who read it first--and got me hooked! Also, my favorite Newbery Award winner."
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The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions
7.  The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions by Huston Smith
The list author says:
  "A most insightful tome covering the major religons of the world, with a section on the primal faiths as well."
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Player Piano: A Novel
8.  Player Piano: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "A saga of man vs. machine. Who wins? Read this and find out! This is the only Vonnegut book that makes sense to me."
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Anthem: Anniversary Edition
9.  Anthem: Anniversary Edition by Ayn Rand
The list author says:
  "This is another of the books that got me through high school, although not as much as The Catcher in the Rye or The Giver."
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The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
10.  The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
The list author says:
  "After my Ayn Rand phase, this was a refreshing read. Bravo to Naomi Klein for revealing what I have long suspected."
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Is The Giver appropriate for a class of 10-year-olds? 73 1 day ago
Does Jonas die? 25 Aug 6, 2014
Books similar to 1984 1 Jul 13, 2014
why are these novels banned? 11 Jun 26, 2014
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this book sucks 52 Mar 29, 2014
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
Catcher in the Rye should be banned... 89 Feb 1, 2014
What Is Phillip Roth's Best Novel? 15 Jan 1, 2014
 
   

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