Ron Mertens - favorite books

If anyone's looking for some books to read, here's my "my-best-books" list.
No particular order, here.
  • Three man in a boat, Jerome K Jerome(To say nothing of the sequel!)
  • Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card.
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • Momo - Michael Ende
  • Influence, Science & Practice - Robert Cialdini
  • The man from the high castle - Philip K. Dick
  • Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
  • Che Guevara, A revolutionary life - Jon Lee Anderson
  • The hitchhike's guide to the galaxy - Douglas Adams
  • Tales from two pockets - Karel Capek
  • Love in the time of Cholera - Gabrielle Garcia Marquez
  • The catcher in the rye - Salinger
  • Discworld series - Terry Pratchett
  • The first two lives of Lukas Kasha - Lloyd Alexander
  • The mysterious island - Jules Verne
  • The hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkin
  • Night train to Lisbon - Pascal Mercier
  • Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkin
  • Four arguments for the elimination of Television - Jerry Mander
  • The Dispossessed - Ursula Le Guin
  • To say nothing of the dog - Connie Willis
  • Ghandi, Yogesh Chadha
  • Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
  • The moor's last sign - Salman Rushdie
  • The Phrydan chronicles - Lloyd Alexander
  • Winnie the Pooh - A.A. Milne
  • Dune - Frank Herbert
  • High Fidelity - Nick Hornby
  • Fast food nation - Eric Schlosser
  • Fantastic Voyage - Ray Kurzweil & Terry Grossman

Other books I've read and liked -

Frankenstein (Mary Shelly), The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie), The tin drum (Gunter Grass), The Journeyer (Gary Jennings), 100 years of solitude (Gabrielle Garcia Marquez), The question of happiness (Tal Ben Shahar), Stardust (Neil Gaiman), Playful Parenting (Lawrence J. Cohen), The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck), The Trial (Franz Kafka), The Telling (Ursula Le Guin), Doom's Day Book (Connie Willis), War with the newts (Karel Capek), The bone people (Keri Holme), The Good Earth Otherland (Tad Williams), The singularity is near (Ray Kurzweil), Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov), Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling), Chronicles of a death foretold (Gabrielle Garcia Marquez), Tale of two cities (Charles Dickens), Fever Pitch (Nick Hornby), Dirk Gently (Douglas Adams), Animal farm (George Orwell), Getting things done (David Allen), Tao Te Ching (Lau Tze), Don Quixote (Cervantas), The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka), Jennifer Government (Max Barry), Coming of age in the milky way (Timothy Ferris), Endeavour (Peter Aughton), The artist & Margarita (Michail bulgakov), Sabras on the silk road (Dina Heimann), Once were warriors (Alan Duff), The absolute at large (Karel Capek), The Communist Manifesto (Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels), Bolivian diary (Che Guevara), God Knows (Joseph Heller), Dreamcatcher (Stephen king), The BFG (Roald Dahl), The age of spiritual machines (Ray Kurzweil), Bible Now (Meir Shalev), The man who mistook his wife for a hat (Oliver Sax), Valis (Philip K. Dick), The phantom tollbooth (Norton Juster), The selfish Gene (Richard Dawkins), Gulliver's travels (Swift), Ever since Darwin (Steven Jay Gold), Someone to run with (David Grossman), Neuromancer (William Gibson), Gandhi, an autobiography, The overcoat and other short stories (Nokolai Gogol), Asimov's robot series, Ubik (Philip K. Dick), Robinson crusoe (Daniel Defoe), Flatland (Edwin A. Abbott), Treasure island (Stevenson), Haroun and the sea of stories (Salman Rushdie), The Far Side (Gary Larson), The end of history and the last man (Francis Fukuyama), Do Androids dream of electric sheep? (Philip K. Dick), The war of the world (H. G. Wells), Zigzag children (David Grossman), Many short stories by Etgar Keret, The music of chance (Paul Auster).

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