These books are truly excellent - they have the best words. This list contains fiction, non-fiction, history, philosophy and more. Each title links to the book's Amazon page - if you're an audiobook lover, you can download two of these titles or any others for free from Audible using this link.
The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoevsky.
Crime & Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky.
The Opium of the Intellectuals - Raymond Aron.
The Gulag Archipelago - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and The Road to 9/11 - Lawrence Wright.
Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 & The Final Solution in Poland - Christopher Browning.
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right - Jane Mayer.
1984 - George Orwell.
The Power Broker - Robert Caro.
The Road to Wigan Pier - George Orwell.
The Years of Lyndon Johnson - Robert Caro.
The Best & The Brightest - David Halberstam.
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics & Religion - Jonathan Haidt.
The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race & its Dangerous Legacy - David Hoffman.
Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress, and a Plan to Stop It - Larry Lessig.
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