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Seth Godin

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What's the overlooked gem, the book I haven't read that I must?

Every reader has at least one, that book that never caught on, or is out of print, but that resonates so much with people that they can't forget it. I still remember reading "The Republic of Tea" on the Sunday it came out years ago. And of course, Steve Pressfield's "The War of Art" which I've purchased and handed out a dozen times so far...

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    Feb 21 2011: The only book I have read more than twice is "The Four-Gated City" by Doris Lessing, who well deserved her Nobel prize.
    It is the last volume of a series but can be read by itself, although when I first bought it, I got one page into it and decided I had to begin at the beginning so I went and got the other four. Still, I've read the series twice and the last volume about 6 times. It is the story of a woman who arrives in London from southern Africa after WW II, and is a brilliant study of life, politics, madness and civilization.

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