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Recommended by Jim, a patron of the Canton Public Library and member of its Board of Trustees

Check our other Fave Five lists, too!

All the King's Men

by Robert Penn Warren
1016040.jpg I first read this while I was in high school. I thought that it was extremely well written and was a great story about Louisiana politics.

Debt of Honor

by Tom Clancy
1114656.jpg A great read. Complex, current and believable.

The Whole Shebang

by Timothy Ferris
1143761.jpg My introduction to cosmologythe most fascinating subject in (or out of) the universe.

A Brief History of Time From the Big Bang to Black Holes

by Stephen W. Hawking
1018539.jpg A great story with a lot of the author's objectivist philosophy taught at the Nathaniel Branden Institute. Also a high school favorite.

The Fountainhead

by Ayn Rand
1177896.jpg A great story with a lot of the author's objectivist philosophy taught at the Nathaniel Branden Institute. Also a high school favorite.a