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1. What books do you think are important for everyone to read, in order to have a good, solid western literary background?

2. What books do you plan on reading to/introducing to your children? If you already have kids, then of course answer anyway.

3. What are some of your favorite post-apocalyptic books? Please don't say the Left Behind series... I don't mean that sort of apocalypse!
More along the lines of The Handmaid's Tale, Oryx and Crake, Galax Arena, World War Z... I have I Am Legend but have not read it yet.
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