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Favorite books
Hello, everyone! Tell me please, what are your favorite books?
May 2, 2020 1:45 PM
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Animal farm,
Brave new world.

Great books, strongly recommend them in case you haven't had the chance to read them until now.
May 7, 2020
I've organized these by certain criteria, because without clear criteria to judge by, I'd struggle to narrow it down to less than 20.

Favourite childhood book that I would still read as an adult
A choice between Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. Ultimately, I'll have to go with The Lord of the Rings.

Favourite juvenile/YA-targeted book that I did not read as a child
The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K le Guin

Favourite old (100+ years) classic originally in English
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Favourite old classic originally in another language
Either The Brothers Karamazov or Les Miserables. I'll go with The Brothers Karamazov.

Favourite 20th century classic
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro or One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez; I'll go with The Remains of the Day

Favourite contemporary science fiction
The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu

Favourite old (awkwardly outdated) science fiction
Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon

Favourite short novel/novella
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote or Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck; I'll go with Of Mice and Men

Favourite animal story
Watership Down by Richard Adams

Favourite collection of short stories and/or novellas
The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu or Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro; I'll go with The Paper Menagerie

Favourite weird story
The City and the City by China Mieville

Favourite non-fiction dealing primarily with facts, data and/or statistics
The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

Favourite non-fiction dealing primarily with ideas
The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus
May 7, 2020
1) Crime and Punishment
2) The brothers Karamazov
3) The idiot
4) Notes from underground
5) Also sprach Zarathustra: ein buch für alle und keine.
6) The death of Ivan Ilyich
7) Анна Каренина (I need an APP to put the Slavic alphabet)
8) The odyssey
8) Many other international classics...
May 7, 2020
Carrie writing by Stephen King. Carrie is a 17 years old young woman and her life is a hell : her mother is extremely religious and their classmates laught at her everyday. Moreover, she has a strange power: she can do kinesthesia with objects and she can’t control it yet well.
May 7, 2020
So many 🙆🏽‍♀️
To kill a mockingbird
I know why the caged bird sings
An American marriage
Becoming Michelle Obama
The tattooist
The thing around your neck

May 2, 2020
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