Tae Book Club: Suggested Reading October 2014

 

 

Introducing the Tae Book Club. We will share with you some of our favourite books of all time and what we are reading at the moment. For the month of October, we decided to throw in some classic reads and some though-provoking ones!  If you’ve read any of these books, please share your thoughts with us! Happy Reading! 🙂

 

Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth – Naguib Mahfouz

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This is a fascinating read about one man’s search for the “The Truth” and how truth is very often defined by people’s motives, prejudices and self preservation.
Mortality – Christopher Hitchens
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A powerful and brutally honest essay on what’s it like to live with (and die of) cancer.

 

The Age of Reason – Thomas Paine

 

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If you’ve ever had doubts about the veracity of The Bible and are looking to have those doubts confirmed, this is the book for you.

 

Lamb – Christopher Moore

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The gospel according to Biff, Jesus’s best friend, who has been resurrected to tell us what happened during the “lost” years between Jesus’s birth and the age of 30. Hilariously told, it is filled with the usual childhood issues; getting into trouble with the parents, dealing with bullies, household chores and hot babes.

 

The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde
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A funny play that pokes fun at the social conventions in Victorian London.