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Original post made on Oct 22, 2009

What book do you think everyone should read once in their lifetime?

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Posted by tyu, a resident of Birdland
on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:39 pm

On the Road - Jack Kerouac
Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
Travels with Charlie - Stienbeck
Junky - Burroughs
The list is too long but that's four good ones written about the same time.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:44 pm



the punkin head big poppa

Posted by Pleasanton Parent, a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:52 pm

Excellent thread. Please keep them coming, I need some new suggestions.

Posted by Julie, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 22, 2009 at 5:45 pm

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Cholo, you like guitars? Check out GuitarPlayer Magazine.

Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsay

A Streetcar Named Desire

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe (childrens book)

Miseducation: Preschoolers At Risk by David Elkind

The Princess Bride

Posted by MainStreetDiva, a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:16 pm

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Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)

Posted by tyu, a resident of Birdland
on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:18 pm

Kids books...I loved the Great Brain series especially 'Me and My Little Brain' by Fitzgerald and Princess Bride is a great one too.

Posted by hybrid owner, a resident of Valley Trails
on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:30 am

God's Debris

Broken, by Cope Moyers

Anything by Dr. Seuss! :)

Posted by P-town dad, a resident of Amador Estates
on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:48 am

Tuesdays with Morrie
Flags of Our Fathers
Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
Falling Up by Shel Silverstein
Bonds That Make Us Free

Posted by SteveP, a resident of Parkside
on Oct 23, 2009 at 10:05 am

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"One Second After"
It's a riveting story about the effects of an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) on a small town and how society reacts when all electronic devices stop working.

Posted by Jody, a resident of another community
on Oct 23, 2009 at 11:15 am

The Little Prince
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
The Good Earth
More Modern:
The Book Thief
The Kite Runner

Posted by Arroyo, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:24 pm

Liberty and Tyranny by Mark Levin

Posted by reader, a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:28 pm

I'm more interested in non-fiction, primarily self-help books:

Being in Balance/9 Principles for creating habits to match your desires (Dr. Wayne Dyer)

The Power of Now/A guide to spiritual enlightenment (Eckhart Tolle)

You: Staying Young/The owners manual for extending your warranty (Michael Roizen, MD and Mehmet Oz, MD)

Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul (Deepak Chopra)

The Tipping Point/How little things can make a big difference (Malcolm Gladwell)

Posted by Ben, a resident of Downtown
on Oct 23, 2009 at 2:39 pm

The Constitution

Posted by lyndalu, a resident of Amador Estates
on Oct 23, 2009 at 4:54 pm

Private Parts by Howard Stern

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