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Old 11-14-2008, 07:38 AM   #4
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Damn. 25 are too few. Slight preference order

H. Novels

All the Aubrey-Maturin Series (20) by Patrick O'Brian
Shogun, James Clavell
The Physician, Noah Gordon
Q, Luther Blisset (And this one is copyleft, already posted here!!)
Aztec, Gary Jennings
The Journeyer, Gary Jennings
Gates of Fire, Stephen Pressfield
Cienfuegos (all 6 books), Alberto Vázquez-FigueroaArmor, John Steakley
The Cave-bear clan, Jean Auel
Sharpe series (at least the first 10-12), Bernard Cornwell

CF, Terror, Fantasy

Dune (I'll just add one, you can pick the rest), Frank Herbert
Hyperion, by Dan Simmons
It, Stephen King
Salem's Lot, Stephen King
Running Man, Richard Bachman (aka Stephen King)
LOTR, by Tolkien (these are three just by the publisher's will. Tolkien wrote one)
The Hitchhickers Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams (Hilarious)


El amor en los tiempos del Cólera, Gabriel García Márquez (it is worth learning Spanish just to appreciate his prose)
One flew over the Cuckoo's nest, Ken Kessey

Non Fiction

Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond
A Bright Shining Lie, Neil Sheehan
The 900 days, Harrison Salisbury
Human Origins: The Story Of Our Species, Yves Coppens
In the Footsteps of Eve: The Mystery of Human Origins, Lee Berger
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