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One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions) by Ken Kesey
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest  (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)

saturnineinch, December 20, 2007

A brutal but optimistic testament to the consequences of a society where the majority rules over the minority. Kesey writes with humor, sadness, and insight as he develops the stories of flesh-and-blood characters that capture the readers heart and never let go.
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Nine Stories by J. D. Salinger
Nine Stories

saturnineinch, December 20, 2007

Beautiful melancholic portraits of humans in society. Themes of love, death, loss of innocence, despair, and redemption. If you liked Catcher in the Rye, you will love these stories.
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The Jungle (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions) by Upton Sinclair
The Jungle  (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)

saturnineinch, December 20, 2007

Sinclair's 'The Jungle' was the first book that showed me the power of literature to change the world. By the time I read it in eight grade, I was already an avid book-reader, but I had never read anything quite so dark and urgent. The Jungle is a masterpiece of cold realism, highly recommended to anyone that's ready to dive into the horrors of the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century.
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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

saturnineinch, December 20, 2007

In addition to his thorough, intelligent expose of the American fast food industry, Schlosser also provides universal insight into modern culture itself. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to understand the true price of a Happy Meal.
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On the Road (91 Edition) by Kerouac
On the Road (91 Edition)

saturnineinch, December 20, 2007

Written in a frenzied three weeks upon a twenty-foot roll of paper, On the Road is Jack Kerouac's stream-of-consciousness masterpiece of exuberance and melanchoy, a testament to the terrible, exhilarating joy of being alive. Highly recommended.
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