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The price of the book will suffice just for this only. What we came up with are the books that moved us, that changed the way we think about the world, and that we will happily read over and over again. You went to all the big-name authors in the worldFranzen, Mailer, Wallace, Wolfe, Chabon, Lethem, King, 125 of them and got each one to cough up a top-10 list of the greatest books of all time. Rowling is undoubtedly one of the most prolific authors of our time, weaving tales of bravery and sorcery with this series about a school of magic. If you want to know what success is, pick this book up. One of the best qualities of Steve Jobs was the ability to lead forward. This list is based on the books that received at least two mentions.
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