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Philip Ward's a Lifetime's Reading: The World's 500 Greatest Books

A fifty-year reading guide by a librarian to the world's greatest books, eastern and western, ancient and modern.
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The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll
The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll
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The Apology
The Apology
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Crito
Crito
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Phaedo
Phaedo
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The Old Testament (Various)
The Old Testament (Various)
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The Garden Party (Vaclav Havel)
The Garden Party (Vaclav Havel)
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The Memorandum (Václav Havel)
The Memorandum (Václav Havel)
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The Epic of Gilgamesh (Trans. by Benjamin R. Foster)
The Epic of Gilgamesh (Trans. by Benjamin R. Foster)
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Tacitus Annals
Tacitus Annals
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Histories (Tacitus)
Histories (Tacitus)
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Selected Poems (Ondra Lysohorsky)
Selected Poems (Ondra Lysohorsky)
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The Story of Art (Ernst Hans Gombrich)
The Story of Art (Ernst Hans Gombrich)
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Poem Into Poem (George Steiner)
Poem Into Poem (George Steiner)
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Letters of Abelard & Heloise (Peter Abelard/Heloise)
Letters of Abelard & Heloise (Peter Abelard/Heloise)
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Historia Calamitatum (Pierre Abélard)
Historia Calamitatum (Pierre Abélard)
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The New Testament (Various)
The New Testament (Various)
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The Twelve Caesars (Suetonius)
The Twelve Caesars (Suetonius)
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The Tale of Genji
The Tale of Genji
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The Tragedies (2 Vol.) (William Shakespeare)
The Tragedies (2 Vol.) (William Shakespeare)
20
Complete Letters of Vincent Van Gogh (Vincent Van Gogh)
Complete Letters of Vincent Van Gogh (Vincent Van Gogh)
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21
The Lower Depths and Other Plays (Maxim Gorki)
The Lower Depths and Other Plays (Maxim Gorki)
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The Portable Coleridge (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
The Portable Coleridge (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
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The Importance of Living (Lin Yutang)
The Importance of Living (Lin Yutang)
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Oresteia (Aeschylus)
Oresteia (Aeschylus)
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Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
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Huckleberry Finn
Huckleberry Finn
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Buddhist Scriptures (Anonymous)
Buddhist Scriptures (Anonymous)
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The Karamazovs (The Brothers Karamazov) (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
The Karamazovs (The Brothers Karamazov) (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
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Greguerias: Seleccion (Ramon Gomez De La Serna)
Greguerias: Seleccion (Ramon Gomez De La Serna)
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The Love Department (William Trevor)
The Love Department (William Trevor)
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The Children of Dynmouth (William Trevor)
The Children of Dynmouth (William Trevor)
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The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila (Teresa of Avila)
The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila (Teresa of Avila)
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Apuleius--The Golden Ass
Apuleius--The Golden Ass
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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
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Anabasis (Arrian)
Anabasis (Arrian)
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Sherlock Holmes (Doyle)
Sherlock Holmes (Doyle)
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The Penguin Book of French Poetry 1820-1950 (Various)
The Penguin Book of French Poetry 1820-1950 (Various)
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The Talmud
The Talmud
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Sentimental Education
Sentimental Education
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Plath: Poems (Sylvia Plath)
Plath: Poems (Sylvia Plath)
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