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Favorite Books (Two Decades of Reading & Choosing)

Here are my favorite books. I call them "favorite" because these stories and theories made me wonder, check, look, search, doubt. Or explained the world in a way textbooks and socioeconomic theories never could.
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The Good Women of China by Xinran
The Good Women of China by Xinran
2
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
3
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)
4
A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)
A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)
5
A Tale of Love and Darkness (Amos Oz)
A Tale of Love and Darkness (Amos Oz)
6
The Little Prince (Antoine De Saint-Exupéry)
The Little Prince (Antoine De Saint-Exupéry)
7
Darkness at Noon (Arthur Koestler)
Darkness at Noon (Arthur Koestler)
8
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
9
Columbine (Dave Cullen)
Columbine (Dave Cullen)
10
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
11
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
12
The Tin Drum (Günter Grass)
The Tin Drum (Günter Grass)
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13
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
14
Siddhartha (Hermann Hesse)
Siddhartha (Hermann Hesse)
15
Steppenwolf (Hermann Hesse)
Steppenwolf (Hermann Hesse)
16
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
17
The Bridge on the Drina (Ivo Andrić)
The Bridge on the Drina (Ivo Andrić)
18
Empire of the Sun (J. G. Ballard)
Empire of the Sun (J. G. Ballard)
19
Crash (J.G. Ballard)
Crash (J.G. Ballard)
20
LA Confidential (James Ellroy)
LA Confidential (James Ellroy)
21
Augustus (John Williams)
Augustus (John Williams)
22
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
23
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
24
Radetsky March (Joseph Roth)
Radetsky March (Joseph Roth)
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25
Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
26
House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
27
Death and the Dervish (Meša Selimović)
Death and the Dervish (Meša Selimović)
28
Silences (Tišine) (Meša Selimović)
Silences (Tišine) (Meša Selimović)
29
The Fortress (Meša Selimović)
The Fortress (Meša Selimović)
30
The Joke (Milan Kundera)
The Joke (Milan Kundera)
31
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Milan Kundera)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Milan Kundera)
32
The Butcher Boy (Patrick McCabe)
The Butcher Boy (Patrick McCabe)
33
A Scanner Darkly (Philip K. Dick)
A Scanner Darkly (Philip K. Dick)
34
The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil (Philip Zimbardo)
The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil (Philip Zimbardo)
35
If This Is a Man (Primo Levi)
If This Is a Man (Primo Levi)
36
The Drowned and the Saved (Primo Levi)
The Drowned and the Saved (Primo Levi)
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37
Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Richard Bach)
Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Richard Bach)
38
The Selfish Gene (Richard Dawkins)
The Selfish Gene (Richard Dawkins)
39
Rashomon and Other Stories (Ryūnosuke Akutagawa)
Rashomon and Other Stories (Ryūnosuke Akutagawa)
40
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
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