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The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers
Ayn Rand, Tore Boeckmann, Leonard Peikoff
The Name of the Rose
Umberto Eco
David Mitchell
To the Lighthouse
Virginia Woolf
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Edward Gibbon, Daniel J. Boorstin, Gian Battista Piranesi, Hans-Friedrich Mueller
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Douglas R. Hofstadter
Perfect Wrong Note - Learning to Trust Your Musical Self
William Westney
The Prince
Niccolò Machiavelli
The Varieties of Religious Experience
William James
Twenty Questions: An Introduction to Philosophy
G. Lee Bowie, Robert C. Solomon

A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces - This is a book about a stupid smart person and lots of stupid stupid people. That cast of characters is bound to be funny, but also to bring out every cynical tendency you have ever had. I didn't it because it's bad. A Confederacy of Dunces is, as every other review points out, pretty brilliant. I disliked it because it left me with the same apathetic and jaded feeling I had after reading Catch 22.