Books That Made Me Think

A Listmania! list by C. G. James (Johannesburg, South Africa)
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
1.  Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
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  "Compelling account of how to harness what you know and use it ..."
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The Magus (Vintage Classics)
2.  The Magus (Vintage Classics) by John Fowles
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  "Unsettling drama that shook me and stays with me"
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Catch-22
3.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
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  "One to stick with but it's life changing ... don't put it down after the hard going start"
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Candide (Penguin Popular Classics)
4.  Candide (Penguin Popular Classics) by Voltaire
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  "Let's get back to the garden ..."
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Les Paradis Artificiels
5.  Les Paradis Artificiels by Baudelaire
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  "Literary greatness in the gutter"
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Yoga for People Who Can't be Bothered
6.  Yoga for People Who Can't be Bothered by Geoff Dyer
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  "Funny and heartwarming tales of travel. Better than your average journalist."
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Faserland: Roman
7.  Faserland: Roman by Christian Kracht
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  "Wonderful debauched odessy across modern Germany"
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Trainspotting
8.  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
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  "Forget the film, this is the bleak real thing"
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How I Live Now
9.  How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
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  "Read this in 2007 ... a timeless account of the horrors of war.  Is this a kid's book?"
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Watchmen
10.  Watchmen by Alan Moore
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  "The book that made comics "Graphic Novels".  Read it before it becomes a film."
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