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    Posted on Nov 19, 2014

    Which Book Would You Give Out For Free?

    Students and celebrity authors alike shared their answers at today's "Great Book Giveaway".

    Earlier today, Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) gave out free books in Washington Square Park.

    A line of people wrapped around the park, despite the early timing and freezing temperatures.

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    So, while we all waited, I decided to ask: if you could give any book away for free, what would it be?

    1. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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    2. The Number Devil by Hans Magnus Enzensberger

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    3. Wicked by Gregory Maguire

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    4. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

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    5. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

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    6. The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

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    7. Marvels by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross

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    8. The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan

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    9. Looking For Alaska by John Green

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    10. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    11. Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg

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    12. Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

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    13. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

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    14. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins

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    15. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

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    16. Finishing the Hat by Stephen Sondheim

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    17. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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    18. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

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    19. Everything by David Mitchell

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    20. The Authority by Warren Ellis

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    21. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

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    22. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

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    23. Feed by M.T. Anderson

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    24. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

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    25. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

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    26. The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn

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    27. Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes

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    28. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

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    Turns out, Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler had some thoughts as well.

    29. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

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    30. Why Did I Ever by Mary Robison

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