In which I list some of my favorite books

This list of my favorite books has been floating around my site for about a decade now … Originally I had it prefaced with:

This is my list of the all-time best books ever written. If you get a chance, read at least one of these before you die. The WWW is great fun, TV is great, the radio is always playing, but nothing compares to a good book. Please, do yourself a favor, read. I’ll add more as I come across them, but the truly great are rare.”

I’ll revise that now to simply say that it’s a list of what were my favorite books in the 90s. Some of them I still consider faves. YMMV.

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  1. All of John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee books!
    The DaVinci Code
    Lord of the Rings
    Gone With the Wind

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