August 23rd, 2004, 07:03 AM
Top 10 Favorite Books
What are you all's top 10 favorite books?
mine go like this:
10. The Universe in a Nutshell
9. What Uncle Sam Really Wants
8. The Foucault Reader
7. Angels and Demons
6. The Giver - For younger readers but still awesome
5. Fahrenheit 451
4. The Lord of the Rings Series (including the hobbit)
3. Spreading Poison
2. Thus Spoke Zarathustra
1. The Harry Potter Series
August 23rd, 2004, 09:15 AM
Well. I assume that n°1 is your preferred book (or the contrary?).
1. Lord of the Ring (plus the hobbit), by Tolkien
2. Dune, by F. Herbert
3. The Amber cycle, by Zelazny (an extraordinary cycle, you should try it)
4. Gormenghast trilogy, by Mervin Peake (it is so poetic)
5. The hitchhicker's guide to the galaxy, by Douglas Adams
6. Cryptonomicon, by Neal Stephenson
7. The art of war, by Sun Tsu
8. Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk
9. Good Omen, by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
10. Ender's game, by Orson Scott Card.
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August 23rd, 2004, 09:21 AM
yes, i just went in a weird order haha number 1 is my favorite.
August 23rd, 2004, 03:29 PM
1 the discworld seires by terry pratchet
2the wheel of time series by robert jordan
3 the LoTR series(seems manditory )
4 the vampire chronicles by ann rice
5 the dark elf trilogy by R.A. salvatore
6The "Ashes" series by william w johnstone. or any of his books actualy
7 The art of war by sun tzu
8 anything by michael chriton
9 the cat who walked throgh walls by robert heinlen
10the xanth series by peirs anthony.
I know only one listed is actualy a book and not a series of books but i cant pick my favorites out of them. It just wouldnt be fair to the rest and without the rest of the series the single books arent nearly as good.
August 23rd, 2004, 03:57 PM
1. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
2. The Things They Carried - Tim O'Brien
3. The Sound of Waves - Yukio Mishima
4-10. Albanian Books.
August 23rd, 2004, 07:19 PM
1 Beach Music by Pat Conroy
2 The Mayfair Witch Trilogy by Anne Rice
3 The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
4 A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
5 All of the Lincoln Rhymes series of books written by Jeffrey Deaver
6 The St. Simons Island Trilogy by Eugenia Price
7 The House of God by Samuel Shem, MD
8 Bag of Bones by Stephen King
9 It by Stephen King
10 The Stand by Stephen King
er0k, you've been watching too much David Letterman, you counted yours like a Top Ten list
Harry Potter, Angels and Demons, and anything written by Anne Rice is in my pile of "read 'til the binding is torn and the pages are falling out" books, and I like almost all of Anne Rivers Siddons books as well. I will read anything you put in my hands, and I really don't have a favorite genre. I have ones I dislike, those being fantasy and romance, but other than that, I'll read just about anything.
Zombiemann, I read all of the currently released WoT books, but I just didn't like them. Also I don't care for LoTR.
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August 23rd, 2004, 07:51 PM
Ten Favorites in no order:
1. Lord of the Rings Series (Including the Hobbit) ~ Tolkien
2. Harry Potter Series ~ Rowling
3. Robot Books ~ Asimov
4. Fahrenheit 451 ~ Bradbury
5. 1984 ~ Orwell
6. Sohpie’s World ~ Gaarder
7. Crime and Punishment ~ Dostoyevsky
8. Brave New World ~ Huxley
9. The Screwtape Letters ~ Lewis
10. Ender’s Game ~ Card
BTW, how many quarters does it take to play the new Lord of the Rings game?
None. It only takes Tolkiens...
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August 23rd, 2004, 08:45 PM
1 Harry Potter (yes, I, too am a Rowling fan)
2 Anything by Robert Heinlein - I've a full collection of his works.
3 Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan
4 LOTR, Hobbit, all things Tolkien
5 Any book involving Dilbert or The Far Side
6 The Underground Lawyer - Michael Minns
7 Left Behind series - LaHaye and Jenkins
8 All things written by Tom Clancy
9 Thomas Covenant series - Stephen Donaldson
10 the GOR books by John Norman (pure s&m fiction by a crappy author)
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August 23rd, 2004, 08:59 PM
1. Thinking in C++ - Bruce Eckel
2. Starting out with C++ - Tony Gaddis
3. Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand
4. The Fountainhead - Ayn Rand
5. The Man Who Loved Only Numbers - Paul Hoffman
6. The Left Behind Series - Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins
7. Brick Lane - Monica Ali
8. Jomini's Art of War - Jomini
9. On War - Clausewitz
10. Most other programming books
August 23rd, 2004, 10:25 PM
In no particular order:
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Symbolic Logic by Irvin Copi
The Will to Power by Friedrich Nietzsche
Collected Works by Vladimir Lenin
Dune by Frank Herbert
Principia Mathematica by Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead
Post Office by Charles Bukowski