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Non-Fiction Books that Bolted My World

A Listmania! list by Michael Lasoff
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The Collected Writings of T.E. Hulme
1.  The Collected Writings of T.E. Hulme by T. E. Hulme
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  "This was the first book that introduced me to modern aesthetics."
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ABC of Reading
2.  ABC of Reading by E Pound
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  "This book taught me how to make distinctions in poetry."
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Time and Western Man
3.  Time and Western Man by Wyndham Lewis
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  "This book cured me of mysticism and sloppy thinking."
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Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Complete set in 8 volumes (8 Volume Set)
4.  Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Complete set in 8 volumes (8 Volume Set) by Swami Vivekananda
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  "There are as many gods as there are people. Dare to believe in yourself."
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Philosophical Investigations: The German Text, with a Revised English Translation
5.  Philosophical Investigations: The German Text, with a Revised English Translation by Ludwig Wittgenstein
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  "All philosophy comes down to language."
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The Brutality of Fact: Interviews with Francis Bacon
6.  The Brutality of Fact: Interviews with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester
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  "Inside the mind of a great artist."
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Maxims (Classics)
7.  Maxims (Classics) by La Rochefoucauld
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  "Our motivations are always selfish."
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Crowds and Power (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
8.  Crowds and Power (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Elias Canetti
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  "A deep and sharp analysis of how crowds operate and are operated."
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Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons (Harvard paperbacks) (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)
9.  Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons (Harvard paperbacks) (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) by I Stravinsky
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  "This book shows how creative freedom flourishes within order."
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Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists
10.  Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists by Robert Hughes
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  "The art world, where it came from, what went well and what went wrong."
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Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals
11.  Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals by John Gray
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  "The myth of human progress. We are such poor deluded animals."
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The Year of Magical Thinking
12.  The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
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  "How death and loss affects our thinking."
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The God Delusion
13.  The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
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  "Finally the voice of reason above mumbo-jumbo magic."
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