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The Book List ( or: The 1,276 Best Books of All-Time) You'll never need to seek out book recommendations again! Here we present to you the 1,276 best books of all-time, as ranked by readers, visitors, friends, and the creator of the Blue Pyramid .
Adler, Alfred. Study of Organic Inferiority and Its Physical Compensation: A Contribution to Clinical Medicine . 1917 Adorno, Theodor. Philosophy of Modern Music . 1973 Agee, James.
As seen in A Guide to Oriental Classics , Whole Earth magazine, Winter 2002. (A revised version of the article is available at author Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools site .) This page: Introduction | Western Canon | Eastern and World Canons | Contemporary Canon | Other Lists of Great Books | My Reading Lists | Indexes to these Great Books Lists
Whether you want to make writing your career or just want to know how to improve your writing so that you can pass your college courses , there is plenty of reading material out there to help you get inspired and hone your skills. Here’s a collection of titles that will instruct you on just about every aspect of writing, from the basics of grammar to marketing your completed novel, with some incredibly helpful tips from well-known writers themselves as well. Writing Basics
S Expand Want to start reading some science fiction, but aren't sure where to begin? We've put together an introductory scifi lit syllabus just for you. There are a few things to keep in mind about this syllabus for SF 101: Introduction to Literature.
This list was generated by merging 10 different ‘top 100′ lists from the UK, US, Australia and Canada, to see if the cream floated to the top. The lists are a mixture of public popularity and literary merit. Interestingly, only one book appeared on every list: it’s in first place here.
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The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century Thomas L. Friedman New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005 Although the message can be boiled down into fewer pages, a future President should understand that technology has created the opportunity for anyone in the world to perform tasks that used to be limited by geography. It sounds good for the world; is it good for the U.S.? We are the leader in offshoring.
In compiling the books on this list, the editors at SuperScholar have tried to provide a window into the culture of the last 50 years. Ideally, if you read every book on this list, you will know how we got to where we are today. Not all the books on this list are “great.” The criterion for inclusion was not greatness but INFLUENCE. All the books on this list have been enormously influential .
On Thursday we asked you what books have changed your life , and over 250 thoughtful comments later, it's clear you all have book shelves stuffed with meaningful tomes. Now it's time to share the love. Today we've compiled some of the titles that you mentioned the most, with summaries and links to Amazon so you can check 'em out further—and get a glimpse into the minds and lives of Lifehacker readers.
A selection of great poems from centuries of brillant authors and poets. Whether you are new to the world of poetry and wish to savor it, or a well-versed poetry connoisseur, either way you will probably enjoy the classics of world poetry. The poems are sorted by vote. To vote for a poem, click on the left of it.