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Jordan Peterson

 Jordan Peterson is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. He began to receive widespread attention in the late 2010s for his views on cultural and political issues. 

12 Recommended books from Jordan Peterson

  • 1984

    by George Orwell January 1, 1961 Literature & Fiction

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    4.7 stars

    51,351 ratings

    Written more than 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone...

  • Beyond Good And Evil

    by Friedrich Nietzsche April 4, 1985 Literature & Fiction

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    4.4 stars

    2,510 ratings

    Unabridged English value reproduction of Beyond Good And Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche and translated by Helen Zimmern. This ph...

  • Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

    by Aldous Huxley July 5, 2005 Literature & Fiction

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    4.7 stars

    1,447 ratings

    Now more than ever: Aldous Huxley's enduring "masterpiece ... one of the most prophetic dystopian works of the 20th century" (_...

  • Crime and Punishment

    by Fyodor Dostoyevsky August 22, 2001 Literature & Fiction

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    4.7 stars

    1,658 ratings

    The two years before he wrote Crime and Punishment (1866) had been bad ones for Dostoyevsky. His wife and brother had died; t...

  • Demons

    by Fyodor Dostoyevsky August 1, 1995 Literature & Fiction

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    4.8 stars

    526 ratings

    Inspired by the true story of a political murder that horried Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a "nov...

  • Man's Search for Meaning The Classic Tribute to Hope from the Holocaust

    by Viktor E. Frankl January 1, 2011 History

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    4.7 stars

    35,381 ratings

    A book for finding purpose and strength in times of great despair, the international best-seller is still just as relevant toda...

  • Modern Man In Search of a Soul

    by Carl Gustav Jung August 4, 1955 Medical Books

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    4.7 stars

    1,509 ratings

    A provocative and enlightening look at spiritual unease and its contribution to the void in modern civilization

    Considered ...

  • Ordinary Men

    by Christopher R. Browning February 28, 2017 History

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    4.7 stars

    2,654 ratings

    “A remarkable—and singularly chilling—glimpse of human behavior. . .This meticulously researched book...represents a major cont...

  • The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1

    by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn August 7, 2007 Literature & Fiction

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    4.8 stars

    1,539 ratings

    “BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY” —Time
    Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report o...

  • The Painted Bird

    by Jerzy Kosinski August 9, 1995 Literature & Fiction

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    4.4 stars

    803 ratings

    Jerzy Kosinski's mythic, master-work of a shattered post-War Europe.

    Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird establis...

  • The Rape of Nanking

    by Iris Chang January 10, 2012 History

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    4.7 stars

    1,761 ratings

    The New York Times bestselling account of one of history's most brutal -- and forgotten -- massacres, when the Japanese army ...

  • The Road to Wigan Pier

    by George Orwell October 18, 1972 Literature & Fiction

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    4.6 stars

    1,860 ratings

    In the 1930s Orwell was sent by a socialist book club to investigate the appalling mass unemployment in the industrial north of...

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