Books that expanded my mind

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Microserfs
1.  Microserfs by Douglas Coupland
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  "Good for computer geeks who feel people don't understand them."
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The Assistant
2.  The Assistant by Bernard Malamud
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  "I had to read this book for a college course.  It was the first book I read where I understood the power of literature as opposed to fiction."
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin
3.  Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
The list author says:
  "I drifted away from reading for a bit but this amazingly written book brought me back again."
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Five Quarters Of The Orange
4.  Five Quarters Of The Orange by Joanne Harris
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  "Joanne Harris conveys meaning and nuances effortlessly with her beautifully written prose."
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Schindler's Ark
5.  Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally
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  "I'd covered World War II at school and college but this book conveys the intensity of a terrible time in a way that makes you feel there is always hope and goodness in the world."
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