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1984 by George Orwell is such an influential book on twentieth and twenty-first century culture, politics and socialism. Orwell is undoubtedly one of the greatest socialists/authors of modern times. Written with captivating style, with its warning of a very possible future to come (if we continue this path) I definitely recommend it to anyone and everyone.
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.