A few must have unputdownables

A Listmania! list by Jonathan Phillip Shock "jonshock" (UK)
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East of Eden (Steinbeck "Essentials")
1.  East of Eden (Steinbeck "Essentials") by John Steinbeck
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  "An epic study of family relations and isolation."
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
2.  The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
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  "Funny, sad, intensely intelligent."
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin)
3.  One Hundred Years of Solitude (Essential Penguin) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  "The greatest magical realism that will ever be written?"
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The Grapes of Wrath
4.  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
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  "A heart wrenching study of lost hope and emotional endurance."
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How the Mind Works (Penguin Press Science)
5.  How the Mind Works (Penguin Press Science) by Steven Pinker
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  "A fantastic introduction to neuroscience."
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The Story of Art
6.  The Story of Art by Leonie Gombrich
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  "Easy to read with a lot of information. The perfect entry into the study of art history."
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Ulysses (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  Ulysses (Penguin Modern Classics) by James Joyce
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  "Not sure I'll ever understand all of this but an incredible experiment pushing literature to its limits."
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The Famished Road
8.  The Famished Road by Ben Okri
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  "Some of the most evocative writing I've ever read."
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An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (Frontiers in Physics)
9.  An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (Frontiers in Physics) by Michael E. Peskin
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  "An essential introduction to quantum field theory. Less structured but more readable than Weinberg."
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Brave New World
10.  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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  "Worrying, Moving and remarkably ahead of its time."
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Nineteen Eighty-Four
11.  Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
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  "One of the most portentious books of the last century"
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Catch-22
12.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
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  "Funny, surreal. The ultimate book about the lunacy of war"
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