My 10 Most Highly Recommended Books (in no particular order)

A Listmania! list by "neanderthalensis"
 
Last Temptation
1.  Last Temptation by Nikos Kazantzakis
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  "magnificent even in translation"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Histories (Penguin Classics)
2.  The Histories (Penguin Classics) by Herodotus
The list author says:
  "entertaining and informative as history should be"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall
3.  Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall by Spike Milligan
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  "along with the rest of his war memoirs, possibly the funniest books ever written"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

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Cannabis: A History
4.  Cannabis: A History by Martin Booth
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  "balanced, comprehensive and full of interest"
8.87   Used & New from: 4.70
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

A Short History Of Nearly Everything
5.  A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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  "light and very enjoyable reading, full of interesting titbits"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (498 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Einstein's Dreams (Bloomsbury Classic)
6.  Einstein's Dreams (Bloomsbury Classic) by Alan P. Lightman
The list author says:
  "imaginative and wondrous"
12.99   Used & New from: 4.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Zorba the Greek (FF Classics)
7.  Zorba the Greek (FF Classics) by Nikos Kazantzakis
The list author says:
  "more magnificence from nikos the great"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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Russendisko. Sonderausgabe.
8.  Russendisko. Sonderausgabe. by Wladimir Kaminer
The list author says:
  "great reading for those learning german"
12.16   Used & New from: 8.58
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Fatal Shore
9.  The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
The list author says:
  "can't stand the author but have to say he has written an excellent history of Australia's convict period"
9.09   Used & New from: 6.31
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Into the Wild
10.  Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
The list author says:
  "not for everyone but one of my favourites"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.55
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews)

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