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Can You Guess What These NYC Subway Riders Are Reading?

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  1. 1. What is he reading?
    1. “Notes From The Underground” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    2. “Stiff: The Curious Life Of Human Cadavers” by Mary Roach
  2. 2. What is he reading?
    1. “The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell
    2. “How To Be A Man: A Guide To Style And Behavior For The Modern Man”by Glenn O’Brien
  3. 3. What is she reading?
    1. “The Wonder Boys” by Michael Chabon
    2. “Team Of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  4. 4. What is he reading?
    1. “Persepolis: The Story Of A Childhood” by Marjane Satrapi
    2. “Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said” by Philp K. Dick
  5. 5. What is he reading?
    1. “Nine Stories” by J.D. Salinger
    2. “Let The Great World Spin” by Colum McCann
  6. 6. What is she reading?
    1. “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” by Mindy Kaling
    2. “Shoplifting from American Apparel” by Tao Lin
  7. 7. What is he reading?
    1. “Just Kids” by Patti Smith
    2. “Mastery” by Robert Greene
  8. 8. What is she reading?
    1. “Winter’s Tale” by Mark Helprin
    2. “De Gevangene Van De Hemel” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  9. 9. What is he reading?
    1. “Politics” by Aristotle
    2. “A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius” by Dave Eggers
  10. 10. What is he reading?
    1. “Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero” by David Maraniss
    2. “Tropic of Cancer” by Henry Miller
  11. 11. What is he reading?
    1. “Blonde” by Joyce Carol Oates
    2. “Here Comes Everybody: The Power Of Organizing Without Organizations” by Clay Shirky
  12. 12. What is she reading?
    1. “Girlfriend In A Coma” by Douglas Coupland
    2. “The Left Hand Of Darkness” by Ursula K. Le Guin
  13. 13. What is she reading?
    1. “City Of Bones [Mortal Instruments #1]” by Cassandra Claire
    2. “Rainbow Valley [Anne of Green Gables #7]” by L.M. Montgomery
  14. 14. What is he reading?
    1. “The Souls Of Black Folk” by W.E.B. Du Bois
    2. “Geek Love” by Katherine Dunn
  15. 15. What is he reading?
    1. “Sexing The Cherry” by Jeanette Winterson
    2. “On Beauty” by Zadie Smith
  16. 16. What is he reading?
    1. “Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small” by John Cook
    2. “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” by Milan Kundera
  17. 17. What is she reading?
    1. “Cutting For Stone” by Abraham Verghese
    2. “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro
  18. 18. What are they reading?
    1. “Blueberries For Sal” by Robert McCloskey
    2. “Stellaluna” by Janell Cannon
  19. 19. What is he reading?
    1. “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini
    2. “The Price Of Motherhood: Why The Most Important Job In The World Is Still The Least Valued” by Ann Crittenden
  20. 20. What is he reading?
    1. “The Areas Of My Expertise” by John Hodgman
    2. “Mary Poppins” by P.L. Travers

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