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IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY
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by Ned Vizzini

  Ambitious New York City teenager Craig Gilner is determined to succeed at life at any cost. But once Craig gets into an exclusive school, the pressure becomes unbearable. He stops eating and sleeping until, one night, he nearly kills himself. After he checks into a mental hospital, he experiences a whole new world.
  There are a lot of serious issues here; you can't help but read it and weep.
Or laugh. Probably both.

GOODBYE, COLUMBUS
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by Philip Roth

Goodbye, Columbus is a coming of age story, a summer romance between a poor boy and a wealthy girl. It features Neil Klugman, a poor young man from Newark, and Brenda Patimkin, a self-assured rich girl. Neil calls Brenda for a date after first meeting her, but when she accepts and they meet, he finds that he really doesn't know what to do next. They both bumble through the beginnings of a relationship, mutually attracted physically, but diametrically opposed socially.

THE NIGHT FLIER
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by Stephen King

'The story centers on Richard Dees, a deeply cynical reporter. Dees' current subject of investigation is the 'Night Flier', an apparent serial killer who travels between small airports in a Cessna Skymaster airplane, gruesomely killing people in a way that leads Dees to think the man is a lunatic who believes himself to be a vampire.

I AM THE SON
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OF A TERRORIST

MY JOB IS
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LYING TO CHILDREN

* 2) 'The Great Gatsby' - From Failure To Great Novel
* 3) War Against the Working Families of the U.S.
* 4) “Am I Dying?” The Honest Answer
* 5) The Obesity Paradox
* 6) 'How We Die'
* 7) Why A Teenage Mom Was Jailed
* 8) An Outspoken Spanish Nun
* 9) A Long, Scary Journey

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I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love
The House Where Nobody Lives
The Heart of Saturday Night
Tom Traubert's Blues
Good Old World
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Blind Love
Martha
Ol' 55
Rosie

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