What books have the power to change your mind? We’ve collected ten free digital books suggested by readers below, but add your thoughts in the comments section.
Over at Reddit, readers are building a list of books “that might help you change the way you think about things.” The discussion is filled with interesting books, we are sure our readers have plenty of more ideas.
Here’s more from the original post: “I give you: Sartorialconundrum’s list of twelve books that might help you change the way you think about things. The idea behind this list is that each of them take a different view than the established ideology in their field, or they take on a myth that we have come to take for granted in our way of thinking, or they are stories that don’t quite follow a traditional character arc.”
10 Free Books That Might Change Your Mind
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Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke
The Golden Bough by Sir James George Frazer
The Republic by Plato
The Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature by William James
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
What’s Wrong with the World by G. K. Chesterton
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
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