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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass(And what Alice Found There) & Alice's Adventures Under Ground: The Centenary Edition (Penguin Classics)
1.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass(And what Alice Found There) & Alice's Adventures Under Ground: The Centenary Edition (Penguin Classics) by Hugh Haughton
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  "All childhoods should start here, learning rationalisation and defiance."
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The Trial (Penguin Modern Classics)
2.  The Trial (Penguin Modern Classics) by Franz Kafka
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  "... and all adulthoods continue here. It ain't Wonderland after all."
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Dialectic of Enlightenment (Verso Classics)
3.  Dialectic of Enlightenment (Verso Classics) by Theodor W. Adorno
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  "The view from the 1940s. What have we become?"
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Negative Dialectics
4.  Negative Dialectics by Theodor Adorno
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  "Quite possibly the greatest book ever written."
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The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 1: v. 1
5.  The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 1: v. 1 by Arthur Schopenhauer
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  "Mesmerising and intimidating in equal measure..."
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The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 2: v. 2
6.  The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 2: v. 2 by Arthur Schopenhauer
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  "...and yes you do need both volumes. It gets better and better."
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Ulysses (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  Ulysses (Penguin Modern Classics) by James Joyce
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  "Thrill to what fiction (and language) can do."
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Damaged Gods: Cults and Heroes Reappraised
8.  Damaged Gods: Cults and Heroes Reappraised by Julie Burchill
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  "The finest social critic of latter days on blistering late-80s form."
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A Wave
9.  A Wave by John Ashbery
The list author says:
  "Who needs poetry? Turn to the title poem of this, and get it down you."
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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)
10.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) by Emily Bronte
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  "Only the finest novel in the English language."
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The Adventures of Augie March (Penguin Modern Classics)
11.  The Adventures of Augie March (Penguin Modern Classics) by Saul Bellow
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  "Dazzling, exhilarating American prose. Bellow never bettered this."
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Desolation Angels
12.  Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac
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  "And while we're on the subject... Go for this rather than 'On The Road'."
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Lords Of Discipline
13.  Lords Of Discipline by Pat Conroy
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  "For anyone who has ever been bullied. Pulp fiction at its most literate and humane."
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Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics)
14.  Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics) by Vladimir Nabokov
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  "Further excursions into the contemporary picaresque..."
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The Danzig Trilogy: The Tin Drum / Cat and Mouse / the Dog Years
15.  The Danzig Trilogy: The Tin Drum / Cat and Mouse / the Dog Years by Gunter Grass
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  "...continued."
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Richard III (3rd)
16.  Richard III (3rd) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "Everyone else has chosen 'King Lear'. This is the best of the history plays."
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Landscape and Memory
17.  Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama
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  "Superbly written historical meditation. They should have let him make it twice as long."
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The Art of Eating (Picador Books)
18.  The Art of Eating (Picador Books) by M. F. K. Fisher
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  "This is the way to write about food, with respect but without pretension."
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England's Dreaming: The "Sex Pistols" and Punk Rock
19.  England's Dreaming: The "Sex Pistols" and Punk Rock by Jon Savage
The list author says:
  "The best account of the 20th century's most important artistic upheaval."
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Billie's Blues: Biography of Billie Holiday
20.  Billie's Blues: Biography of Billie Holiday by John Chilton
The list author says:
  "I'm not much of a one for biography, but here is a fine one. Now go look her up in the CD section..."
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