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Subject: Re: Those "Must Read" Books Date: 12/6/2004 2:09 PM
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Now a serious response. No particular order to the following:

Fiction:
P.G. Wodehouse: The Code of the Woosters, Most of P.G. Wodehouse
Joseph Heller: Catch-22
William Gaddis: JR, The Recognitions
Rex Stout: any (all) Nero Wolfe mystery(ies)
William Gibson: Mona Lisa Overdrive, Neuromancer, Count Zero
Vladimir Nabokov: Lolita, Pale Fire
Raymond Chandler: The Long Goodbye
Henry Fielding: Tom Jones
Charles Dickens: Nicholas Nickleby, Bleak House
George Orwell: 1984, Animal Farm
Arthur Koestler: Darkness at Noon
Ralph Ellison: Invisible Man
Robert Penn Warren: All The King's Men
Erskine Caldwell: Tobacco Road
J.D. Salinger: The Catcher in the Rye
and of course
F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby

Non-fiction:
Roger Lowenstein, Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist
Ron Chernow: Titan
George Orwell: Homage to Catalonia, Collected Essays
F.A. von Hayek: The Road to Serfdom
Tom Wolfe: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Allan Bloom: The Closing of the American Mind
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