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The Demon-haunted World
1.  The Demon-haunted World by Carl Sagan
The list author says:
  "Science IS beautiful"
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Microserfs
2.  Microserfs by Douglas Coupland
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  "Portrait of a hyperintelligent group of friends..."
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Norwegian Wood
3.  Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
The list author says:
  "Best lovestory I have ever read"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
4.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
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  "A crimestory as seen through the eyes of an autistic boy"
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The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation as Taught by S.N. Goenka
5.  The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation as Taught by S.N. Goenka by William Hart
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  "If you want to know what meditation is all about..."
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Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics)
6.  Crime and Punishment (Penguin Classics) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "So good, it inspired me to NOT become an author"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Blast From The Past
7.  Blast From The Past by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "My favorite Elton, but any book of his is worthy to be on this list"
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
8.  Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Tony Attwood
The list author says:
  "Perhaps the best book to read, if you want to get to know me..."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Gandhi, An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
9.  Gandhi, An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Sissela Bok
The list author says:
  "Inspiration for daily life"
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Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota
10.  Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota by Chuck Klosterman
The list author says:
  "If you loved 80'ies Heavy Metal, then read this"
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The Burglar Diaries
11.  The Burglar Diaries by Danny King
The list author says:
  "I worked with people like the main characters... ...such people actually exists"
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Postcards from the Edge (Picador Books)
12.  Postcards from the Edge (Picador Books) by Carrie Fisher
The list author says:
  "My favorite book about drugrehab, and I worked in a drugrehab-center"
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Fever Pitch
13.  Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby
The list author says:
  "Great book for the football-obsessed (i.e. males)"
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Things Can Only Get Better: Eighteen Miserable Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter, 1979-1997
14.  Things Can Only Get Better: Eighteen Miserable Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter, 1979-1997 by John O'Farrell
The list author says:
  "The Fever Pitch of political satire"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

All Too Human: A Political Education
15.  All Too Human: A Political Education by George Stephanopoulos
The list author says:
  "I felt like I was given an inside-view of the White House (but then again what do I know?)"
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The Remains of the Day
16.  The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "I think Ishiguro likes semi-autistic characters, he portays them best in Remains..."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Slaughterhouse 5, or The Children's Crusade - A Duty-dance with Death
17.  Slaughterhouse 5, or The Children's Crusade - A Duty-dance with Death by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "An entertaining read, keeps the braincells active as well"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.18
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (267 customer reviews)

Are You Experienced?
18.  Are You Experienced? by William Sutcliffe
The list author says:
  "Making fun of the 20-year old version of myself"
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Relapse Prevention Therapy Workbook: Managing Core Personality and Lifestyle Issues
19.  Relapse Prevention Therapy Workbook: Managing Core Personality and Lifestyle Issues by Terence T. Gorski
The list author says:
  "Closest thing you will get to therapy in a book, not close, but still closest"
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The Selfish Gene
20.  The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
The list author says:
  "Made evolution-theory a tool I could use to interpret the world"
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The Hitchhiker Trilogy
21.  The Hitchhiker Trilogy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "A classic funny book... ...sort of evaporates upon contemplation, but so what?"
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews)

Ghost World
22.  Ghost World by Daniel Clowes
The list author says:
  "Depressing graphic novel, but very precise and believable youthportraits"
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.13
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Survivor
23.  Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
The list author says:
  "A nice ride, while you read it... ...sort of evaporates upon contemplation, but so what?"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Penguin Press Science)
24.  Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Penguin Press Science) by John Allen Paulos
The list author says:
  "Title says it all; Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences"
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The End Of Time: Faith and Fear in the Shadow of the Millennium: Faith and the Fear in the Shadow of the Millennium
25.  The End Of Time: Faith and Fear in the Shadow of the Millennium: Faith and the Fear in the Shadow of the Millennium by Damian Thompson
The list author says:
  "Don´t be suprised, but according to this book, there are weird people in the world."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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