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  Darkness at Noon This splendid novel is set in the tumultuous Soviet Union of the 1930s during the treason trials. Rubashov, the protagonist and a hero of the revolution, is arrested and jailed for things he has not done, though there is much about the current Soviet state that veered from his ideals as a... Read more

  The Act of Creation While the study of psychology has offered little in the way of explaining the creative process, Koestler examines the idea that we are at our most creative when rational thought is suspended--for example, in dreams and trancelike states. All who read The Act of Creation will find it a compelling and... Read more

    Gladiators A dark and stirring tale, a Spartacus we'll never know
More people should read this book, particularly those (like me) who have a difficult time understanding how communism could have had such strong popular appeal around the world in the past two centuries. The book is a compelling drama of the Spartacus rebellion against Rome, but at heart it dwells... Read more

    Arrival and Departure A Journey into the Mind
This book shows great incite into the human mind, and is an exciting story of a displaced character's time in a place called Neutralia. A great concept intertwined with an interesting plot, worth checking out. Read more

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