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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction
1.  Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "Get into the GLass family - change your perspective"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (25th Anniversary)
2.  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (25th Anniversary) by Robert M. Pirsig
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  "A fantastic book BUT you have to persevere / read it at least twice! Do you know what is good/beautiful immediately or do you (as you are reading this) look for reviews/opinions to follow the crowd?"
Used & New from: 1.72
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)

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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts
3.  The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts by Douglas Adams
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  "One of the funniest (yet intelligent) books you'll ever read."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (240 customer reviews)

The Snow Leopard
4.  The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
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  "Travel through Buddhism on a journey through Nepal/Tibet. Written without pretension it is a change from the fashionable Zen books."
6.99   Used & New from: 3.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Breakfast Of Champions (Vintage Classics)
5.  Breakfast Of Champions (Vintage Classics) by Kurt Vonnegut
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  "A good intro to a great writer, excellent characters, wierd plot, you'll laugh, ponder, query and enjoy etc etc"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.15
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Carter Beats the Devil
6.  Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold
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  "A fantastic and thoroughly good read. Brings the art of writing to the joy of reading."
6.93   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
7.  Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins
The list author says:
  "Sissy Hanshaw - need I say more? (okay....Book is brilliantly written)"
12.99   Used & New from: 7.27
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Wilt: (Wilt Series 1)
8.  Wilt: (Wilt Series 1) by Tom Sharpe
The list author says:
  "Tears-running-down-cheeks funny"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics)
9.  1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics) by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "To make you rethink your society and place in it..."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (643 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Lanark: Life in Four Books: A Life in 4 Books (Canongate Classics)
10.  Lanark: Life in Four Books: A Life in 4 Books (Canongate Classics) by Alasdair Gray
The list author says:
  "should be near no. 1 - this is a crackingly good book. Unique, imaginative and seriously independent"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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