The 27 books you should read this year.

Along with my favorite sentences in each.

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The 27 books you should read this year in one sentence.

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If you want to learn how to take better photographs and gawk at some of the most brilliant photographs ever taken, read…

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If you want to read about the most feared biker gang to ever tear through America’s highways and fall in love with Gonzo journalism, read…

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If you want to get a peek inside how the great Stephen King was shaped as a writer and pick up a few writing gems along the way, read…

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If you want to devour some poetry and prose and feel something pretty along the way, read…

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If you want to step inside the shoes of what it’s like to be a first-generation immigrant in the United States, read…

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If you’ve lost someone or are in the process of losing someone, stop what you’re doing and read…

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If you want to read one of the most imaginative poets to ever sling poetry, read…

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If you’ve got a few scars from childhood or simply want to get lost in a damn good autobiography by a damn good writer, read…

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If you want to learn just about everything you could ever dream to know about advertising, read…

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If you want to discover what real, raw, unconditional love is, read…

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If you’re a creative looking for a kick-in-the-ass like you’ve never felt before, read…

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If you want a massive advantage in the world of marketing and a break from all the growth-hacker bullshit littering the web today, read…

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If like me, you have a strange obsession with the ancient Spartans, and wouldn’t mind learning a thing or two from these long-extinct ancient warriors, read…

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If you loved On writing by Stephen King and would like to dive into another beautiful book on writing, read…

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If you want to learn how to make love with your mouth, read…

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If you want a thrilling fairytale without a happy ending, read…

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If you want to learn how to structure your day for optimal productivity, read…

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*** Sorry I lost the cover.

If you want to get your feet wet in the tumultuous brilliantly-written world of poet and novelist Charles Bukowski, read…

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And then read…

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If you want to learn how one of the greatest advertising agencies was built from the horse’s mouth, read…

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If you want to read a conversation on writing between two literary greats, read…

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If you’ve ever struggled with any sort of mental illness, read…

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If you adored the larger-than-life figure that was the late great Anthony Bourdain and want to be pleasantly surprised at his uncanny way of stringing together stunning prose, read…

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If you want to explore the godmother of Instagram poetry, read…

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Then, read…

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If you want to read one of the best business autobiographies ever written and gain a behind the scenes look at how Nike was built, brick by brick, read…

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If you liked Ham on Rye and Post Office and want to explore Bukowski’s poetry, read…

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If you want a business book (that reads nothing like a business book) that can change your life and whatever you’re building in an afternoon, read…

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If you’ve ever struggled to take the road less traveled by, read…

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