Best books you've read in your life? Book recommendations please (not finance related)

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Well my favorite finance book will always be Liar's Poker.

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Go Dog! Go! Spoiler alert: Total surprise ending with a huge dog party on top of a big tree. A twist only rivaled by the ending of The Sixth Sense.

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Jude the Obscure, Catch-22, War and Peace, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Welcome to the Monkey House I still lol whenever I re-read Catch-22

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Madame Bovary - though I liked it more for the style than the story - realism and le mot juste!

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Hillbilly Elegy!

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Crime and Punishment. Read it and be a better person

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Fiction- Midnight's Children; Love in the Time of Cholera Non-fiction- Against the gods; Kissinger's On China

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I liked 100 Years of Solitude but I never read Love in the Time of Cholera

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Golden compass

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An American Tragedy

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East of Eden. A classic Cain and Able tale.

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