Other Stuff

Here is something related to my life but unrelated to Computer Science...

Warning! There will never be a final version of this page ;-)


Must-Read books

  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (1932)
  • Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley (1958)
  • Liquid Life by Zygmunt Bauman (2005)
  • Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak (1957)
  • Crime & Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1866)
  • The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (1923)
  • The Grand Inquisitor (must-read chapter taken from "The brothers Karamazov") by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1880)
  • Il partigiano Johnny by Beppe Fenoglio (1968)
  • Così è (se vi pare) by Luigi Pirandello (1917)
  • 1984 by George Orwell (1948)
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell (1945)
  • The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain (1900)
  • Fahrenheith 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953)
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Good books

  • The name of the rose by Umberto Eco (1980)
  • The pillars of the earth by Ken Follett (1989)
  • Sillabario Veneto. Viaggio sentimentale tra le parole venete by Paolo Malaguti (2012)
  • The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1880)
  • Nothing to envy: ordinary lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick (2009)
  • The catcher in the rye by JD Salinger (1951)
  • Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev (1861)
  • Intervista con la storia by Oriana Fallaci (1974)
  • One, No one and One Hundred Thousand by Luigi Pirandello (1936)
  • Vita by Melania G. Mazzucco (2003)
  • Venuto al mondo by Margaret Mazzantini (2008)
  • The Kolyma tales by Varlam Shalamov (1973)
  • Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen (1813)
  • Ninety-three by Victor Hugo (1874)
  • Barney's version by Mordecai Richler (1997)
  • The man who mistook his wife for a hat by Oliver Sacks (1985)
  • A thousand splendid suns by Khaled Hosseini (2007)
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