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Literati roundup: “feminist moments in sci-fi history… “50 books that influenced Leo Tolstoy

Most feminist moments in sci-fi history

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We well know of the most famous cases of banned books: James Joyce’s Ulysses, Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer, Allen Ginsberg’s Howl. In fact, a full 46 of Modern Library’s “100 Best Novels” have been suppressed or challenged in some way.

A list of 50 books that influenced Leo Tolstoy

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When Russian author Leo Tolstoy was in his 60s, he was asked to list the books which influenced him the most in his career. He responded by grouping the books into three main categories by level of impact: great, v. great, and enormous. Some of his picks:

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