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This week’s question:

If someone asked you for a book recommendation, what is the FIRST book you’d think to recommend (without extra thought)?

One of the following books, depending on my mood and who the person is:
The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov
The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro
Crossing to Safety, Wallace Stegner
The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco
East of Eden, John Steinbeck


3 Responses

  1. Great list of recommendations. There are several here that I have never read but I too would recommend Bulgakov, Eco, and Steinbeck.

  2. The FIRST book I’d recommend every single time is: Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman by Richard Feynman

    After that, I’d recommend anything by Haruki Murakami and Ian Rankin.

  3. ‘Oracle Night’ by Paul Auster….and I have recommended David Sedaris on numerous occasions…but I seem to be the only one who likes his books.

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