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What is the one book everybody should own a copy of?

  1. RKHenry profile image78
    RKHenryposted 6 years ago

    What is the one book everybody should own a copy of?

    What is the one book, out of all the books known to us that you think everyone should be required to own or at the least read?

  2. iviskei profile image75
    iviskeiposted 6 years ago

    I know I should say the bible but...

    My vote goes to 'No Plot, No Problem!' by Chris Baty. Even if you aren't writing a novel, its a great book that makes you feel like getting up and doing SOMETHING. lol! It's really entertaining too.

  3. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    The Bible. Even for non-believers, it provides a good guide for life, along with beautiful, inspirational verses and poetry.

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    jami l. pereiraposted 6 years ago

    First and foremost  i think EVERYONE should own a copy of the BIBLE !(whether or not they WANT one (because they will need it later)whether they believe it or not)and then....... There are so many great books , however , i have a very very old copy of the old book ,Winnie the pooh by A.A. Milne , And every time i glance to read a few pages to whatever child is around at that time , it always captures a feeling of quaintness , happiness  , It is a classic to be enjoyed over and over again, regardless of it being a childrens book , it is well written and illustrated . The book has been around now a very long time , and Pooh has too smile

  5. tlpoague profile image85
    tlpoagueposted 6 years ago

    I have to agree with Habee. I think everyone needs a bible. Not only are there facinating stories on history, poetry, and inspiration, there are lessons to be learned, and a guideline for a happy, profitable life.
    Non-religious believer AC Grayling wrote his own bible- which mimics the King James Bible for those that don't believe in God. He felt everyone should have guildlines to live by for a happier, content life.

  6. satice_j profile image76
    satice_jposted 6 years ago

    I think it should be:

    LOVE  A Celebration In Art & Literature
    Editors: Jane Lahr and Lena Tabori

    I love this book for inside are the most inspirational pieces poetry and prose alike of the subject LOVE!

    Check it out!

  7. Allen Williams profile image83
    Allen Williamsposted 6 years ago

    I don't think everyone should own a copy of the BIBLE.  That is like saying everyone should own a copy of the Curran.  Not everyone is religious and by forcing them to own a copy won't make them religious.  That is a personal thing I know but I just thought I would mention it.

    I think everyone should own a copy of People of the Same Sun http://www.PeopleOfTheSameSun.com because that is a book that teaches good values while sharing a fictional story for all ages to enjoy.

  8. Vanessa Anderson profile image60
    Vanessa Andersonposted 6 years ago

    Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo. This has got to be the BEST book that I've ever read and I recommend it to everyone.

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    msivakumarposted 6 years ago

    The story of my experiments with truth by Mahatma Gandhiji. Its an auto-biography of Mahatma Gandhiji.

    It retails in Amazon for about $ 10. Worth reading to get an understanding of a complex personality and a complex country.

  10. IntimatEvolution profile image79
    IntimatEvolutionposted 6 years ago

    Chariot of the Gods by Erik            Von Daninkan (spelled wrong for sure.)

  11. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 6 years ago

    a dictionary. though we use computers for a lot, power outages can make that impossible.

  12. plutopanes profile image60
    plutopanesposted 6 years ago

    Antony Burgess' "A Clockwork Orange". It's thin. It's small. and it will disturb your pretty little faithful worlds.

    if you are 16 then: Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead" would do.

    if you get to 18 year replace it with "Helter Skelter" by Vincent Burliosi & Curt Gentry

    if you are Muslim then read "The Satanic Verses" by the Indian Writer Salman Rushdie.

  13. zanaworld profile image67
    zanaworldposted 6 years ago


    I would rather like to take The Holy Quran.

  14. shamani67 profile image61
    shamani67posted 6 years ago

    How to win friends and influence people. Everbody should read it, it could prove life changing.

  15. RKHenry profile image78
    RKHenryposted 5 years ago

    The Dresden Codex might be a good book to have laying around......