Or - maybe not. You are asked to make your own suggestions which can be quite a lot of fun (Kafka, anyone). Still, this is a weighty list that just might lean to the concrete a tad too much. We should perhaps look at things anew through less exact lenses. And I will point out that Rilke was a champion of Kafka.
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By Jason Boog
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
(follow the Project Gutenberg links to download for any eReader)
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