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Incredible Books That Will Change Your Perspective On The World

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The Catcher In The Rye - J.D. Salinger

Since his debut in 1951 as The Catcher In the Rye, Holden Caulfield has been synonymous with "cynical adolescent." Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from prep school, in a slang that sounds edgy even today and keeps this novel on banned book lists. It begins, "If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth. In the first place, that stuff bores me, and in the second place, my parents would have about two hemorrhages apiece if I told anything pretty personal about them."
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Incredible Books That Will Change Your Perspective On The World

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking's masterful and groundbreaking writing on the cosmos answers and asks all the questions you could possibly dream of: Is time travel possible? What exactly are black holes? How did everything come to be? Written in a language understandable by just about everyone, Hawking's focus on the creation of everything and everyone will have you feeling inspired by your role in this massive universe, and if that's not life-changing.
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Incredible Books That Will Change Your Perspective On The World

George Orwell - 1984

"Big brother is watching you!"1984 is a political novel written with the purpose of warning readers in the West of the dangers of totalitarian government. Having witnessed firsthand the horrific lengths to which totalitarian governments in Spain and Russia would go in order to sustain and increase their power, Orwell designed 1984 to sound the alarm in Western nations still unsure about how to approach the rise of communism.
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Incredible Books That Will Change Your Perspective On The World

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World

Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress...
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