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A Listmania! list by "lennimac"
 
Home (Repackage With Bonus DVD)
1.  Home (Repackage With Bonus DVD) by Dixie Chicks
The list author says:
  "Best of the last 3 excellent Chicks output.  The only band ever to cover Fleetwood Mac and improve on the original.  They also have fine opinions on Dubya."
Used & New from: £3.21
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Gold
2.  Gold by Ryan Adams
The list author says:
  "Timeless tracks which I could listen to forever.  Genius"
£6.45   Used & New from: £1.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

White Ladder
3.  White Ladder by David Gray
The list author says:
  "As soon as the baseline to Please Forgive Me kicks in, I just melt for the next 50 minutes"
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Never For Ever
4.  Never For Ever by Kate Bush
The list author says:
  "Hard to pick just one album, but this has to be my favourite - perfect tracks perfectly produced"
£5.99   Used & New from: £4.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

Casino
5.  Casino by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "A fantastic Soundtrack for a brilliant film.  The best of 50s - 70s music"
£10.99   Used & New from: £1.26
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999]
6.  The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Mark Gatiss
The list author says:
  "I would take all 3 series together - incomparably brilliant entertainment"
£4.66   Used & New from: £1.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Don't Look Now [DVD] [1973]
7.  Don't Look Now [DVD] [1973] DVD ~ Julie Christie
The list author says:
  "The first film I watched which haunted me for months/years.Doesn't matter if you know the ending, still utterly terrifying and beautiful every time"
£8.84   Used & New from: £1.43
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (166 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

West Side Story Collector's Edition Boxset - Limited Edition [DVD]
8.  West Side Story Collector's Edition Boxset - Limited Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Natalie Wood
The list author says:
  "Got this for Christmas and saving it for a free afternoon very soon. No matter about some of the hammy acting, the whole package is an astonishing achievement"
£10.99   Used & New from: £3.30
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (234 customer reviews)

The Marx Brothers Collection [DVD]
9.  The Marx Brothers Collection [DVD] DVD ~ The Marx Brothers
The list author says:
  "4 of their best in a package, this is on my wish list for sure"
£9.75   Used & New from: £7.89
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sex and the City: Series 1 (Region 2 NTSC Format) [DVD] [1999]
10.  Sex and the City: Series 1 (Region 2 NTSC Format) [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Sarah Jessica Parker
The list author says:
  "Good to see them right from the start."
£13.50   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

Catch-22 (Vintage Classics)
11.  Catch-22 (Vintage Classics) by Joseph Heller
The list author says:
  "I can read this brilliant satire again and again.  Ignore the film, it was impossible to make in the first place"
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (512 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Diary of a Nobody (Essential Library)
12.  Diary of a Nobody (Essential Library) by George Grossmith
The list author says:
  "Pompousity represented to a tee in this hilarious book.  Stands repeated reading."
Used & New from: £22.21
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

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Appetite: So What Do You Want to Eat Today?
13.  Appetite: So What Do You Want to Eat Today? by Nigel Slater
The list author says:
  "Nigel Slater writes about food like a novelist, and sinks all his passion into the page.  Even if you don't cook anything, just read his delicious words"
£9.00   Used & New from: £5.14
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

On Writing
14.  On Writing by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "2 books in 1, part autobiography, part instructional this is utterly inspirational.  It gives hope to all wannabe writers (just need the King talent bit I suppose)"
Used & New from: £4.38
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (290 customer reviews)

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Cannibal Heart (Thorndike Mystery)
15.  Cannibal Heart (Thorndike Mystery) by Margaret Millar
The list author says:
  "I would take this and all her other output.  One of the best crime writers I have read, her characterisations and construction are utterly compelling"
Used & New from: £3.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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OK Computer
16.  OK Computer by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "The best Radiohead by a mile.  Let the music sweep over you then rip your heart open."
£4.44   Used & New from: £1.07
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Traveling Wilburys
17.  The Traveling Wilburys by George Harrison
The list author says:
  "All these huge talents combined was a stroke of genius.  No home should be without it"
Used & New from: £1.87
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews)

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Other Rooms Other Voices
18.  Other Rooms Other Voices by Nanci Griffith
The list author says:
  "Great covers album by an enduring favourite of mine.  The best Dylan cover I have heard is on here, besides Hendrix."
£12.75   Used & New from: £1.21
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
19.  Casablanca -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] [1942] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "Wish I had waited for this special edition. Words are not enough"
Used & New from: £1.04
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (224 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Heat/The Deer Hunter/Goodfellas [DVD] [1996]
20.  Heat/The Deer Hunter/Goodfellas [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "A bit of a cheat as 3 great films in one set.  Another for the wish list"
Used & New from: £4.18
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Once Were Warriors [DVD] [1995]
21.  Once Were Warriors [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Rena Owen
The list author says:
  "Incredibly powerful film.  Every bit of it is permanently imprinted in my mind.  Faultless"
Used & New from: £18.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Hobson's Choice / The Sound Barrier [DVD] [1952]
22.  Hobson's Choice / The Sound Barrier [DVD] [1952] DVD ~ Charles Laughton
The list author says:
  "Not the Lean film everyone would pick (Hobson's Choice), I don't think any of his later work can match it in all its black and white glory"
£27.99   Used & New from: £6.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Amsterdam (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)
23.  Amsterdam (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) by Robin Pascoe
The list author says:
  "Not just this, but this is for all Eyewitness Travel Guides.  They are beautiful books in their own right with their lovely glossy pages and excellent photography and layout"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Postcards
24.  Postcards by Annie Proulx
The list author says:
  "Anything by Proulx could also substitute.  Succintness to immense effect - it takes her a sentence to convey what others might manage in a paragraph."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Cold Mountain
25.  Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
The list author says:
  "Just started this, but am won over already.  Compelling and believable"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

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