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A Cultural Dictionary of Punk, 1974-1982 by Nicholas Rombes,

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The Best Banned Books

These books have been banned at some point in time and yet include some essential stories that I think make them extremely noteworthy. I own many of these and plan to encourage my kids to read at some point in their life.

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Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov.

Invierno de 1327.El franciscano Guillermo de Baskerville y su discípulo Adso de Melk, llegan a una abadía famosa por su biblioteca con estrictas normas de acceso en la que suceden una serie de muertes que los monjes creen que siguen la pauta de un pasaje del Apocalipsis. Guillermo y Adso descubren que, en realidad, las muertes giran alrededor de la existencia de un libro envenenado, un libro que se creía perdido. Umberto Eco: El nombre de la rosa (Lumen)


15 Books to Give Your Friends Going Through a Quarter-Life Crisis

A reading guide for surviving your quarter-life crisis

Peter Mendelsund wanted to give a special nod to Emmanuel Polanco's Lolita |

Memoirs of a Geisha-I have yet to read this book but I loved the movie. This is a story about life (for women in particular) and how hard it can be. It's also about the strength needed to overcome challenges(mixed with a little romance along the way).