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Some of my firsts

M. Walker
 
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Flamingo modern classics)
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Flamingo modern classics)
"The first book I read  when I came to live in Mugsborough. And this classic, never-bettered depiction of the early struggle for socialism in the early 20c building trade made me a bit of a lefty."
Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
"First book I read about a scientist. AND found that you certainly don't need to be one to enjoy these endlessly fascinating anecdotes from Richard Feynman. He mends radios by thinking you know!"
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Penguin Popular Classics)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Penguin Popular Classics)
"First book I ever became seriously lost in. Mine was an ancient copy though not with the Tenniel illustrations which I consequently find quite unlike my own Alice, who is more like, well, me."
Catch-22
Catch-22
"The first book I ever read which made me laugh till it hurt. It was Scheisskopf's marching obsessions that did it!"
The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle
The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle
"The first time I read a book where the opinions expressed matched mine so neatly that I thought, 'I wish I could have said that!'"