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Cool gift Idea

My friend, ojo, asked for an interesting gift for Christmas. Instead of a material item, he asked for his friends to list their favorite top ten books. I collated the list and added it here for your viewing pleasure.

Title

Author

Ender's
Shadow Series
Orson Scott Card

Forbidden
Border Series


W.
Michael Gear


Armor

John
Steakley


Jhereg
Series


Steven
Brust


Elric
of Melnibone books
Michael
Moorcock
Coldfire
Trilogy
C.
S. Friedman
Amber
Series
Roger
Zelazny
Wheel
of Time Series
Robert
Jordan
An
Instance of the Fingerpost
Iain
Pears
Kite
Runner
Khaled
Hosseini
The
Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey
Niffenegger
Extremely
Loud & Incredibly Close
Jonathan
Safran Foer
The
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night
Mark
Haddon
One
Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel
Garcia Marquez
The
Alchemist
Paulo
Coelho
The
Corrections
Jonathan
Franzen
Anna
Karenina
Leo
Tolstoy
Unbearable
Lightness of Being
Milan
Kundera
The
Spy Who Came In From the Cold
John
le Carre
Harry
Potter series
J.
K. Rowling
Anything by Umberto
Eco
(esp, Name
of the Rose
)
Umberto
Eco
Almost anything by Italo
Calvino
(esp, Cosmicomics
& If
On A Winter's Night A Traveler
)
Italo
Calvino
Something
by Borges
Jorge
Luis Borges
Who
Moved My Cheese?


Spencer
Johnson
The
Knowing-Doing Gap
Jeffrey
Pfeffer
, Robert
I. Sutton
Dead
Souls
Nikolai
Gogol
The
Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman


Louis
De Bernieres
Corelli's
Mandolin
Louis
De Bernieres
Birds
Without Wings
Louis
De Bernieres
A
Soldier of the Great War
Mark
Helprin
Winter's
Tale
Mark
Helprin
The
Pacific and Other Stories
Mark
Helprin
Longitude Dava
Sobel
Galileo's
Daughter
Dava
Sobel
Gravity's
Rainbow
Thomas
Pynchon
The
Crying of Lot 49
Thomas
Pynchon
Baroque
Cycle


Neal
Stephenson
Lord
of the Flies
William
Golding
Ulysses James
Joyce
Juneteenth Ralph
Ellison
Invisible
Man
Ralph
Ellison
A
Conspiracy of Paper


David
Liss
The
Alienist


Caleb
Carr
Like
a Hole in the Head
Jen
Banbury
The
Easy Rawlins series
Walter
Mosley
Jack
Reacher series


Lee
Child
In
Search of Deep Time
Henry
Gee
Gilgamesh Anonymous
A
Confederacy of Dunces
John
Kennedy Toole
Dune
Frank
Herbert
Anything
by Asimov
Isaac
Asimov
The Chronicals of Thomas
Covenant I
and II
Stephen
R. Donaldson
The
Forever War
Joe
Haldeman
Dies
the Fire
S.M.
Stirling
The
Magic Goes Away
Larry
Niven
The
World War Series
Harry
Turtledove
Pastwatch,
The Redemption of
Christopher Columbus
Orson
Scott Card
Naked
Lunch
William
S. Burroughs
In
Search of Lost
Time
(the
Penguin published version
)
Marcel
Proust
The
Stranger
Albert
Camus
The
Plague
Albert
Camus
Our
Man in Havana
Graham
Greene
The
Quiet American
Graham
Greene
Decameron Giovanni
Boccaccio
Gargantua
and Pantagruel
Rabelais
http://www.aldaily.com/ Various

http://scienceblogs.com/ Various

http://www.scq.ubc.ca/ Various

Anything
by Stanislaw Lem

Stanislaw
Lem
Matthew
Swain
series
Mike
McQuay
Ringworld
Larry
Niven
Ringworld
Engineers
Larry
Niven
Revelation
Space
, and its
associate series
Alastair
Reynolds
Accelerando
Charles
Stross
Singularity
Sky
Charles
Stross
Neuromancer,
and the rest of the
Sprawl series
William
Gibson
Valis
series
Philip
K. Dick
The Pliocene Saga, starting with
The
Many-Colored Land
Julian
May
Cat
Karina
Michael
Coney
Alan
Mendelsohn, The Boy from
Mars
Daniel
Manus Pinkwater
The
Horatio Hornblower series
C.S.
Forester
Treason

Orson
Scott Card
The
Mills of God


William
Howard Armstrong
The
Stories of Your Life and Others


Ted
Chiang
Roald
Dahl Omnibus


Roald
Dahl
Battle
Circle


Piers
Anthony
The
Count of Monte Cristo


Alexandre
Dumas
Anatomy
of Movement


Blandine
Calais-Germain
Cat's
Cradle


Kurt
Vonnegut
Down
and Out in Paris and London


George
Orwell
Histories

Herodotus
The
Total Package


Thomas
Hine
Games
for the Super Intelligent


James
Fixx
How
to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must)


Ann
Coulter
Crucial
Conversations


Kerry
Patterson
, Joseph
Grenny
, Ron
McMillan
, Al
Switzler
, Stephen
R. Covey


Hyperion/Endymion
Series

Dan
Simmons
Game
of Thrones


George
R.R. Martin
After
the Ecstasy, the Laundry


Jack
Kornfield
Get
a Financial Life


Beth
Kobliner
The
Happiness Hypothesis


Jonathan
Haidt

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