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Best Books Ever…My List or Yours?

"Rabbit, Run" tops my best book list

By Paul Levine A “Best Books” list is inherently flawed.  Just as with “best teams” or “best movies” or “best pizza,” beauty is in the eye of the blogger. A meme has been spreading through Facebook — as memes are inclined to do — asking people to name the ten best books they’ve ever read….

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Best Novels vs. Favorite Novels

  By Paul Levine Did anyone ever ask Herman Melville which was a better book, “Moby-Dick” or “Billy Budd, Sailor?” No, I’m not comparing myself with Melville. For one thing, he had a big, bushy beard. For another, I get seasick. Still, I’m always fascinated when readers ask, “What’s the best book you’ve written?” (Sticklers will likely…

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