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Books That Leave You Thinking About Them Long After You Finish Them

A good book will help you to understand and have compassion for situations outside your own experience. I think these are all books that at the very least make you think and help you make up your own mind about the world.
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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All the Hidden Truths (Claire Askew)
All the Hidden Truths (Claire Askew)
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All My Sons (Arthur Miller)
All My Sons (Arthur Miller)
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All Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque)
All Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque)
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Alone in Berlin (Hans Fallada)
Alone in Berlin (Hans Fallada)
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American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
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An Awfully Big Adventure (Beryl Bainbridge)
An Awfully Big Adventure (Beryl Bainbridge)
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An Inspector Calls (Priestley)
An Inspector Calls (Priestley)
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Another Country (James Baldwin)
Another Country (James Baldwin)
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As Used on the Famous Nelson Mandela (Mark Thomas)
As Used on the Famous Nelson Mandela (Mark Thomas)
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Beartown (Fredrik Backman)
Beartown (Fredrik Backman)
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The Book of Strange New Things (Michel Faber)
The Book of Strange New Things (Michel Faber)
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The Buddha, Geoff and Me (Edward Camfor-Dumas)
The Buddha, Geoff and Me (Edward Camfor-Dumas)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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Covenant With Death
Covenant With Death
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The Crucible (Arthur Miller)
The Crucible (Arthur Miller)
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The Danish Girl (David Ebershoff)
The Danish Girl (David Ebershoff)
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Dear Ijeawele (Adichie)
Dear Ijeawele (Adichie)
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The Descent of Man (Grayson Perry)
The Descent of Man (Grayson Perry)
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Down and Out in London and Paris by George Orwell
Down and Out in London and Paris by George Orwell
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Educated (Tara Westover)
Educated (Tara Westover)
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Elmer Gantry (Sinclair Lewis)
Elmer Gantry (Sinclair Lewis)
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Everyday Sexism (Laura Bates)
Everyday Sexism (Laura Bates)
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Exit West (Mohsin Hamed)
Exit West (Mohsin Hamed)
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Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
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Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes)
Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes)
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The Gargoyle (Andrew Davidson)
The Gargoyle (Andrew Davidson)
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The Go-Between (L.P. Hartley)
The Go-Between (L.P. Hartley)
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Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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Hard Times (Charles Dickens)
Hard Times (Charles Dickens)
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Help (Simon Amstell)
Help (Simon Amstell)
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Hiroshima (John Hersey)
Hiroshima (John Hersey)
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His Dark Materials (Series) (Philip Pullman)
His Dark Materials (Series) (Philip Pullman)
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A History of Britain in 21 Women (Jenni Murray)
A History of Britain in 21 Women (Jenni Murray)
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A History of Loneliness (John Boye)
A History of Loneliness (John Boye)
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Home Fire (Kamila Shamsie)
Home Fire (Kamila Shamsie)
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Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
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How Not to Be a Boy (Robert Webb)
How Not to Be a Boy (Robert Webb)
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