Friday, February 25, 2011


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Even better than the movie!


Irvin Welsh, a contemporary Scottish novelist.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The Cathedral and the Bazaar

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Collection of essays on software engineering methods.


Eric Steven Raymond, American computer programmer, author and open source software advocate.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Nineteen Eighty-Four

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So much better than the television show...


George Orwell, pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, was an English author, journalist and revolutionary opposer to totalitarianism.

Brave New World

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Oh Ford, what a masterpiece!


Aldous Leonard Huxley, English writer of novel and essays.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Girl with a One-Track Mind

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A blog about sexuality.


Abby Lee, pen name of Zoe Margolis, British blogger.

The Catcher in the Rye

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The very first coming of age novel.


Jerome David Salinger, an American author, known for his reclusive nature.

On the road

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...but I'm out, on the road again -- Canned Heat


Jean-Louis "Jack" Kerouac, a Canadian-American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast, and alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation.

Monday, February 14, 2011


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True story of a man, imprisoned for a murder he didn't commit and his miraculous escape(s).


Henri Charrière,  a convicted murderer chiefly known as the author of Papillon, a hugely successful memoir of his incarceration in and escape from a penal colony on French Guiana.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

The Brethren

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Three convicted former judges have the perfect blackmail scam until they hit on the wrong victim...


John Ray Grisham, Jr., an American author, best known for his popular legal thrillers.

Code to Zero

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Set in the cold war, a man with amnesia struggles through 48 hours that could change the world's political landscape (1).


Ken Follett, a Welsh author of thrillers and historical novels has sold more than 100 million copies of his works.

Business Stripped Bare

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Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur.


Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, British business magnate, chairman of Virgin Group.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

We The Living

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Strong anti-communist manifest.


Ayn Rand, Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter.

Tao Te Ching

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Harmony by non-action.


Lao Tzu, mystic philosopher of ancient China.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass

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Probably the best children's book in the world.


Lewis Carroll (real name: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson):  English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer.

Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance

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An essay regarding the question: "What is quality?".


Robert Maynard Pirsig, American writer and philosopher.