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The Harmony Silk Factory
1.  The Harmony Silk Factory by Tash Aw
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  "Three accounts of one man's life. Three different takes. Through it all, the figure of Johnny moves, hero and villain by turns, fascinating but finally, still, tantalisingly elusive."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Tenderness of Wolves
2.  The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
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  "Unputdownable novel of love, repression, human strength and human weakness."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (209 customer reviews)

The Historian
3.  The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
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  "Compelling re-working of a well-worn myth."
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The Thirteenth Tale
4.  The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
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  "Old-fashioned story-telling at its best."
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The Testament of Gideon Mack
5.  The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson
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  "Brilliant, thought-provoking, engrossing and leaves the story neatly unresolved..."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

One Good Turn
6.  One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson
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  "Better than "Case Histories", this is beautifully constructed, deftly made crime fiction."
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The God Delusion
7.  The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
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  "Dawkins argues, cracks jokes, and generally has a rumbustious good time as he tries to explode God once and for all. Nice try..."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,275 customer reviews) | 166 customer discussions

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How to be an Adult: A Handbook on Psychological and Spiritual Integration
8.  How to be an Adult: A Handbook on Psychological and Spiritual Integration by Richo David
The list author says:
  "Succinct and full of insights and wisdom. Highly recommended."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Observations
9.  The Observations by Jane Harris
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  "A masterful, suspenseful story, beautifully written."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

Life After God
10.  Life After God by Douglas Coupland
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  "The cumulative effect of this book is profoundly moving. Is there life after God? Is it worth living?"
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Doubts and Loves: What Is Left of Christianity
11.  Doubts and Loves: What Is Left of Christianity by Richard Holloway
The list author says:
  "Holloway writes lucidly and beautifully, engaging you on all levels, intellectual and emotional. I laughed with him and cried with him. A wonderful book."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Road
12.  The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "My best read of 2007. Haunting, heartbreaking, brilliant & beautiful. A must."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (850 customer reviews)

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