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Books, Books, and more Books!
If one happens to be living in an Empire,
It is best to seek a quiet seaside home.
-- Joseph Brodsky (my translation)
Books that I like (a few of the many):
- Isaac Asimov's "The Last Question" and "The Bicentennial Man"
- Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot
- Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451
- Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita
- Richard Feynman's The Meaning of It All
- Herman Hesse's Narcissus and Goldmund
- Douglas Hofstadter's Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal
- Herman Melville's Moby Dick
- Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita
- Plutarch's Parallel
- A lot of Alexander Pushkin's poetry
- Jonathan Swift's essay "A Modest Proposal"
Literature resources online:
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© Boris Zbarsky February 22, 2001