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An African in Greenland by Tété-Michel KpomassieMemoir
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueHistory
Amphigorey by Edward GoreyHumor
Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy AllisonFamily
A Bend in the River by V. S. NaipaulPolitics
The Bloody Chamber by Angela CarterLove
The Blue Flower by Penelope FitzgeraldLove
Camille: The Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre DumasLove
Candide by VoltaireHistory
I Capture the Castle by Dodie SmithHumor
Carry On, Jeeves by P. G. WodehouseHumor
Chilly Scenes of Winter by Ann BeattieLove
Class: A Guide Through the American Status System by Paul FussellWork and Money
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella GibbonsFamily
Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady by Florence KingHumor
The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry GoldwaterPolitics
The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race In America by Shelby SteelePolitics
The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age by Stanisław LemHumor
Decline and Fall by Evelyn WaughHumor
Diary of a Provincial Lady [Single Book] by E. M. DelafieldHumor
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le GuinPolitics
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. TuchmanHistory
Doomsday Book by Connie WillisHistory
Endless Love by Scott SpencerLove
Enduring Love by Ian McEwanLove
Epileptic by David B.Memoir
Falling Angels by Barbara GowdyFamily
The Feminine Mystique by Betty FriedanPolitics
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison BechdelFamily
The Game of Kings by Dorothy DunnettHistory
The Gastronomical Me by M.F.K. FisherMemoir
Geek Love by Katherine DunnFamily
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack WeatherfordHistory
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita LoosLove
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt VonnegutPolitics
The Golden Notebook by Doris LessingPolitics
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam HochschildHistory
The Last of the Wine by Mary RenaultLove
The Liars' Club by Mary KarrMemoir
A Little History of the World by E. H. GombrichHistory
Madame Bovary by Gustave FlaubertLove
The Man Who Loved Children by Christina SteadFamily
The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. ChestertonPolitics
Marriage, a History: from Obedience to Intimacy, or How Love Conqured Marriage by Stephanie CoontzLove
The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (as Narrated by the Chroniclers of Zone Three) by Doris LessingLove
Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. ConnellFamily
My Father and Myself by J. R. AckerleyFamily
My Life and Hard Times by James ThurberHumor
The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin CrispMemoir
Naples '44: A World War II Diary of Occupied Italy by Norman LewisMemoir
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander SolzhenitsynPolitics
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia MarquezFamily
Our Hidden Lives: The Remarkable Diaries of Postwar Britain by Simon GarfieldHistory
Out of Africa by Isak DinesenMemoir
Pastoralia by George SaundersFamily
Pictures from an Institution: A Comedy by Randall JarrellHumor
O Pioneers! by Willa CatherFamily
The Pursuit of Love by Nancy MitfordLove
I remember by Joe BrainardMemoir
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi KleinPolitics
A Short History of Byzantium by John Julius NorwichHistory
Song of Solomon by Toni MorrisonFamily
Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited by Vladimir NabokovMemoir
Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream by Jay StevensHistory
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard FeynmanMemoir
Swimming to Cambodia by Spalding GrayMemoir
The Third Policeman by Flann O'BrienHumor
Thus Was Adonis Murdered by Sarah CaudwellHumor
Victorian America: Transformations in Everyday Life, 1876-1915 by Thomas J. SchlerethHistory
Vineland by Thomas PynchonPolitics
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung ChangMemoir
The Winshaw Legacy or What a Carve Up! by Jonathan CoePolitics

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Read This Next: 500 of the Best Books You’ll Ever Read By Howard Mittelmark, Sandra Newman /

Are you tired of bland, overly earnest reading guides that discuss the same old books? Read This Next by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark is the answer. A smart, irreverent, honest, and truly hilarious guide to your 500 new favorite books, Read This Next is aimed at those readers and book groups that are looking for great reading suggestions with more variety and spice than the usual book club picks—while offering food for thought and laughter in equal measure.

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