Book recommendations? Non-fiction, non-business, non-self-help

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Twilight. That shit changed my life

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"The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat" by Oliver sacks.

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Harry Potter. All of them.

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Go Dog! Go! Interesting read, although the main character doesn't like most hats. Great party scene at the end.

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Boys in the Boat, anything by David Sedaris, Outliers

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Hmm meets two of the three categories as it's part fiction and part fact - been reading Alex Rutherford 's Moghul series.

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The Glass Castle. Chicks dig it

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Agree with db1 boys in the boat was a great read. Just finished it.

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Does anyone else find the above comment suggestive?

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Seven Summits by Dick Bass and Frank Wells; Four plays of Aristophanes; the Five Dialogues by Plato; The Snowball by Alice Schroeder

I rowed for eight years in HS and college and can not get into boys in the boat. I haven't gotten past the first fifty pages any of the three times I've started it. I've been all about Tacitus' annals recently.

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Hey fish: what are some of your favorite business/self-help books?

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Kläder på jobbet.
Jag blev anställd under covid och har inte behövt köpa en enda kostym ännu. Skulle uppskatta lite råd kring detta ämne, märken, färg och sånt?
Typ marinblå eller grå Oscar Jacobsson / Tiger / Boss?
För Män alltså.

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