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Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
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This brilliant fabulist novel combines the delight of Kipling's "Just So Stories" with the metaphysical adventure of "Jonah and the Whale, " as Pi, the son of a zookeeper, is marooned aboard a lifeboat with a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan, and a tiger.

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Good Omens
by Neil Gaiman
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The world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday. Just before dinner, according to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655.

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The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
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At last -- the unabridged recording of this timeless bestseller that has sold millions. "To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation", This quotation taken from "The Alchemist" sums up the focus of the book.

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Lolita
by Vladimir Nabokov
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Poet to pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by 12-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her out of love....

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull
by Richard Bach
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The tale that sent Bach soaring to fame tells the story of a seagull who practices for a lifetime to begin to know the meaning of kindness and love.

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The Joy Luck Club
by Amy Tan
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In 1949, four Chinese women begin meeting in San Francisco for fun. Nearly 40years later, their daughters continue to meet as the Joy Luck Club.

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The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
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Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14, when she is being abused and raped by her father....

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The Plague
by Albert Camus
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In the small coastal city of Oran, Algeria, rats begin rising up from the filth only to die as bloody heaps in the streets. Shortly after, an outbreak of the bubonic plague erupts and envelops the human population. Albert Camus’ The Plague is a brilliant and haunting rendering of human perseverance and futility in the face of a relentless terror born of nature.

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Kurt Vonnegut Reads Breakfast of Champions
by Kurt Vonnegut
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This excerpt is Kurt Vonnegut's very first public reading of the classic Breakfast of Champions, three years before it was published. Recorded May 4, 1970 at Unterberg Poetry Center of 92nd Street Y.

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Never Let Me Go
by Kazuo Ishiguro
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From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human.

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