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  • Franz Kafka said, “we ought to read only books that bite and sting us.” What’s the last thing you read that bit and stung you, and why?
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    • The books that bite and sting
      • History through the Opera Glass by George Jellinek because it is an engaging tour trough Western history.

      • tilopa2
        tilopa2 answered on 01/20/2013
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    • The books that bite and sting
      • The Fault In Our Stars by John Green As depressing as you think this book MIGHT be, given the two main characters, who are young and have ca…

      • hibernationnow
        hibernationnow answered on 01/17/2013
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    • Books that bite and sting xD
      • I would answer, Natsuo Kirino's "Grotesque". It being the third book I had read from her, I was in for a surprise but it did much…

      • lovepeace
        lovepeace answered on 01/07/2013
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    • The books that bite and sting
      • The last book I read that bit and stung me was actually the play Death of a Salesman. This book was raw and emotional about the mental struggle…

      • DancingAlexandria
        DancingAlexandria answered on 12/19/2012
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    • The books that bite and sting
      • "Franz Kafka said, “we ought to read only books that bite and sting us.” What’s the last thing you read that bit and stu…

      • cefm
        cefm answered on 12/15/2012
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      • I don't really like to read a book actually,untill i've found a book about an enterprenuer from Japan,"Matsushita Konosuke".T…

      • aldino
        aldino answered on 12/15/2012
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    • Days of Deep Regret!
      • I read "The Help" and as I had lived in the state where the book is set, I was drawn back to a time in 1943/44 when I was not happ…

      • Hennyjenny
        Hennyjenny answered on 12/14/2012
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    • 10,000 hours
      • The last thing I read that "bit and stung" me was Outliers. In the book it talks about how the most successful people become who they…

      • kewlie0103
        kewlie0103 answered on 12/11/2012
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    • The books that bite and sting
      • Darkest Child: A Novel by Delores Phillips. I wanted to stop reading this book because it literally made my stomach hurt. I wanted something …

      • Mizterri
        Mizterri answered on 12/09/2012
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