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All You Need Is Kill
Hiroshi Sakurazaka
The Two Towers
J.R.R. Tolkien
The Society of the Spectacle
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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions - Banesh Hoffmann, Edwin A. Abbott More than just an amusing read for anyone interested in math, geometry and physics, this somewhat dry but ultimately funny book is an exploration of the limits of reason, perception, and knowledge, along with social commentary on how such things can shape a society. It explains the math and science aspects of its topic (multiple dimensions), but also touches on issues of philosophy, politics, social class, and religion. While I never found it boring, the writing does get quite dry at times, and readers who aren't interested in math may struggle a little, but it's definitely worth it.