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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard
Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
Karen Russell
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Claire North
Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
Joshua Greene
The Wisdom Of The Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life
Luc Ferry

Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Bantam Classics)

Journey to the Center of the Earth - Jules Verne I liked the character of the reluctant narrator. A foundational epic adventurer that in tone had a lot in common with myth (though less organized by psychological experience) in which the journey ultimately leads us to meet an alternate version of ourselves. The encounter was dreamlike, unconfirmed, yet reminiscent of our deep desire to encounter and know a more fundamental aspect of ourselves.