The Torchlight List: Around the World in 200 Books
By Jim Flynn
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A brilliant road map for discovering history, science, civilization, and the human condition, this engaging record recommends must-read books: those so revealing about times and
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14+ years
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The Torchlight List: Around the World in 200 Books
1 July 2012
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14+ years (14-99)
Literary Criticism


'One of the best books of the year' - The Sunday Star-Times 'From F. Scott Fitzgerald to Robert Fisk, Haruki Murakami to Janet Frame ... 200 books to be discovered and enjoyed' - The Southland Time...
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Author Biography

Jim Flynn is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Otago, an Honorary Doctor of Science, recipient of a Gold Medal for Distinguished Career Research, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He has been profiled in Scientific American for his research on human intelligence, and is the author of How to Defend Humane Ideals (2000), What is Intelligence? (2007), and Where Have All the Liberals Gone? (2008).