I'd be a poorer chap for not having read these

A Listmania! list by Siberian Spireite
 
The Far Corner: A Mazy Dribble Through North-East Football
1.  The Far Corner: A Mazy Dribble Through North-East Football by Harry Pearson
The list author says:
  "There is not, and never will be, a more entertaining book on any subject. In homage, I own five copies."
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Fall of the Russian Empire
2.  Fall of the Russian Empire by Donald James
The list author says:
  "A brilliantly prophetic epic of a book written in 1982 but still enthralling in its prediction of the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union. James' other works are all well worth a look too."
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2001: A Space Odyssey
3.  2001: A Space Odyssey by Sir Arthur C. Clarke CBE
The list author says:
  "A beautiful book: an enthralling story based on firm scientific theory. Read the book, watch the film, then read the sequels. You'll be gripped until the last word."
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Children of the Arbat
4.  Children of the Arbat by Anatoli Rybakov
The list author says:
  "Suppressed by the Soviets for twenty years, this book and its sequels are a sweeping epic (forgive the cliche- it fits) account of a cast of characters living through the madness of Stalin's USSR."
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