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Added by Mr. Saturn on 18 Jun 2013 08:00
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Should I read these books?

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People who added this item 652 Average listal rating (301 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
Points: 2
Voters: m08221196, thenoah
Points: 1
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This is Stephen Fry's favorite book.
Points: 1
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Points: 1
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People who added this item 398 Average listal rating (223 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Points: 1
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People who added this item 35 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
White Nights - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Points: 1
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Points: 1
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People who added this item 163 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Ulysses - James Joyce
Points: 1
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Note: Stephen Fry called this the retelling of Homer's Odyssey, so I'll read that first.
People who added this item 814 Average listal rating (723 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
Points: 1
Voters: m08221196
Mr. Saturn's rating:
People who added this item 87 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
The Trial - Franz Kafka
Points: 1
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People who added this item 475 Average listal rating (197 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
Points: 1
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People who added this item 136 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway
Points: 1
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People who added this item 727 Average listal rating (509 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
Points: 1
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People who added this item 34 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
Infinite Jest: A Novel - David Foster Wallace
Points: 1
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People who added this item 135 Average listal rating (63 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner
Points: 1
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People who added this item 50 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pynchon
Points: 1
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People who added this item 20 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Molloy - Samuel Beckett
Points: 1
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People who added this item 73 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
Points: 1
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People who added this item 196 Average listal rating (73 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
Points: 1
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People who added this item 22 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Kokoro - Natsume Soseki
Points: 1
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People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
No Longer Human - Osamu Dazai
Points: 1
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People who added this item 20 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler
Points: 1
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People who added this item 70 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Tropic of Cancer - Henry Miller
Points: 1
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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0
Points: 1
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People who added this item 129 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
People who added this item 46 Average listal rating (28 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Film Theory and Criticism - Leo Braudy,Marshall Cohen
People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 9 IMDB Rating 0
Hitchcock (Revised Edition) - Francois Truffaut
People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
The Films In My Life - Francois Truffaut
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10 IMDB Rating 0
Walt Disney's Fantasia - John Culhane
People who added this item 91 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 8.9 IMDB Rating 0
The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
People who added this item 379 Average listal rating (209 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Dracula - Bram Stoker
People who added this item 287 Average listal rating (203 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (48 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Friedrich Nietzsche
People who added this item 14 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
People who added this item 36 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Naked Lunch: The Restored Text - William S. Burroughs
People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Queer: A Novel - William S. Burroughs
People who added this item 413 Average listal rating (277 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Hamlet - William Shakespeare
People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
King Lear - William Shakespeare
People who added this item 373 Average listal rating (187 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis
People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Less Than Zero - Bret Easton Ellis
People who added this item 618 Average listal rating (342 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
People who added this item 50 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
The Selfish Gene - Richard Dawkins
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Please help me pick books to read.

- you can vote for however many books you want
- each time, you vote for a book, it will get 1 point.
- you can also vote against a book. In this case, it will get -1 point.
- I'm open to recommendations not on this list.


This list's rules are adapted from johanlefourbe's list my queue.

Thanks for any recommendations.

Finished Games

★★★★★ - Masterpice
★★★★☆ - Brilliant
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
A Clockwork Orange
★★★★ - Great
★★★☆ - Pretty Good
★★★ - Good

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