Monday, March 19, 2012

Books and people I like

Some of my favorite literature:

Gulliver's travels - Jonathan Swift
Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
Night Watch  - Terry Pratchett
The essays of Steven J Gould 
Walden Henry - David Thoreau
Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes
Lear - William Shakespeare 
Maus - Art Spiegelman 
Vanity Fair - Thackery
Tristram Shandy - Lawrence Stern
The Gospel according to Matthew 
The Origin of Species and the Descent of Man - Charles Darwin
The Winds of War and War and Remembrance - Herman Wouk
The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas

Some of those I respect:

Juan Carlos of Spain 
Martin Luther King Junior
Benjamin Franklin
Henry David Thoreau
St. Francis of Assisi
Abraham Lincoln
Charles Darwin
Harriet Tubman

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