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"The Year of Reading Dangerously" List of Betterment

Upon realizing that the only book he'd finished reading in the three years since having a child was The Da Vinci Code, writer/editor Andy Miller began a yearlong odyssey into the books he'd always wanted to read (or had lied to friends about). The following list includes books from his "list of betterment" plus a couple that were discussed at length in the book.
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The Master and Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov)
The Master and Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov)
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Middlemarch
Middlemarch
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Post Office
Post Office
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The Communist Manifesto
The Communist Manifesto
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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Robert Tressell)
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Robert Tressell)
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The Sea, the Sea
The Sea, the Sea
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A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
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The Unnamable
The Unnamable
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Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (Patrick Hamilton)
Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (Patrick Hamilton)
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Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
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Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
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Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham)
Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham)
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
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Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
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Everyman
Everyman
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Absolute Beginners
Absolute Beginners
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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Don Quixote
Don Quixote
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The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh
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I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith)
I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith)
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The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
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The Leopard
The Leopard
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Under the Volcano
Under the Volcano
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Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
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On the Road
On the Road
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
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American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
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The Dice Man
The Dice Man
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Paradise Lost
Paradise Lost
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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Frankenstein
Frankenstein
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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
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Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
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Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
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The Diary of a Nobody
The Diary of a Nobody
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Beloved, by Toni Morrison
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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The Portrait of a Lady
The Portrait of a Lady
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