Has a book changed your life?

from New Scientist.com

Seventeen leading scientists talk about the books that changed their lives. Have you read them?

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One Response to Has a book changed your life?

  1. Mary Flatley says:

    Dear Library,

    As a 1984 graduate of Half Hollow Hills High School East, I took several courses which required reading great books such as Pride and Prejudice and Fahrenheit 454.

    I particularly remember enjoying reading the novel 1984, written by British author George Orwell. In this truly inventive novel, Orwell describes a world in which mind control is employed, obliterating for all purposes democracy and freedom of thought.

    1984 is a book which is timeless, in all respects. It resonates in today’s world, as it resonated in the middle part of the 20th century when it was written.

    Mary Elizabeth Flatley
    Dix Hills, New York

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