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Top 5 books to check out instead of your required reading

 by Celeste Sepessy
 published on Thursday, September 7, 2006


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1. The People of Paper
By Salvador Plascencia

Plascencia's debut is one you'll definitely have to read more than once to appreciate.



2. Breakfast of Champions
By Kurt Vonnegut

"A light read that is absolutely hilarious," says global studies sophomore Brianna Chan.



3. Vroom with a View
By Peter Moore

You'll love Moore's narrative of his travels across Italy on a '61 Vespa.



4. Special Topics in Calamity Physics
By Marish Pessl

"One of the best books I read this year," says Kyle Hague from Changing Hands Bookstore.



5. Please Don't Come Back from the Moon
By Dean Bakopoulus

You'll love this novel about a town's fathers who disappear, each saying he is going to the moon.



Reach the reporter at celeste.sepessy@asu.edu



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