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        Thursday, May 17, 2007

    Let Us Make This Hard...

    Vox Day is over at his place (see blogroll) asking for the 25 books one must read to be considered literate. I've read nearly everything on his personal list, but I find Eco unbearably tedious. Oddly, I hated the movie made from his book as well.

    Now, here's my task:

    If you could adapt someone's brain scientifically (someone illiterate, but intelligent, that has never read a book) so that they could read any book in any language, fluently, with comprehension, but they could read only one book, and then they would lose any ability to read again forever...

    Which book would you choose? And no fair saying 'The Bible', because reading it is not necessary to be saved by His Grace, plus it is a whole collection of books.

    One book. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, technical manual, I don't care. Oh, and you have to have already read it yourself. Pick one, and tell me why.

    Go...