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The 10 Books You Absolutely Must Read to Understand the History ...

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The 10 Books You Absolutely Must Read to Understand the History of Earth The Earth is 4.5 billion years old, and life began oozing across its boiling, methane-saturated surface about a billion years after our planet was born.
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10 Weirdest Science Fiction Novels That You've Never Read - io9

10 Weirdest Science Fiction Novels That You've Never Read - io9 | Books You Must Read | Scoop.it
10 Weirdest Science Fiction Novels That You've Never Readio9We asked around, and here's what we came up with: the 10 weirdest science fiction (and fantasy) books that you've probably never read.
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The Greatest Books of All Time, as Voted by 125 Famous Authors

The Greatest Books of All Time, as Voted by 125 Famous Authors | Books You Must Read | Scoop.it
Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work," Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers' success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Booksasks 125 of modernity's greatest British and American writers—including Norman Mailer, Ann Patchett, Jonathan Franzen, Claire Messud, and Joyce Carol Oates—"to provide a list, ranked, in order, of what [they] consider the ten greatest works of fiction of all time- novels, story collections, plays, or poems."Of the 544 separate titles selected, each is assigned a reverse-order point value based on the number position at which it appears on any list—so, a book that tops a list at number one receives 10 points, and a book that graces the bottom, at number ten, receives 1 point.
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Cynthia Kaufman: "Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope". Lexington Books, 2012

For people who oppose capitalism, what use are elections? Does it make sense to work to reform the capitalist system, or is more drastic action necessary? And by what mechanisms and forms of agency does capitalism perpetuate itself? In a new book Cynthia Kaufman offers a nuanced account of capitalism that, she claims, must inform efforts to challenge it.
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Top 50 books for children - Telegraph.co.uk

Top 50 books for children - Telegraph.co.uk | Books You Must Read | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukTop 50 books for childrenTelegraph.co.ukIt would have been different in many respects had I been recommending books for a boy.
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The 100 'Greatest Books for Kids'

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The books are ranked by 'Scholastic Parent & Child' magazine.

The 100 "Greatest Books for Kids," ranked by Scholastic Parent & Child magazine:

1. Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
2. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
3. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
4. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jacks Keats
5. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
7. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
8. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
9. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
10. Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel
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"1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die" | Listology

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die: A Comprehensive Reference Source, Chronicling the History of the Novel

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