At 05:02 PM 1/28/2003 -0800, lazarus wrote: > > > > >For non-fiction, favorites would have to be Trotsky and Engels. For other > >long-dead-people, I can't think of any I'd especially call favorites. > > > >Where's the best place for a neophyte to start with those two? Just >my curiousity, we hear so much about them, I'd like to see for myself. > For Engels, I'd say _Anti-Duhring_ just because I love it so much. With Trotsky it's harder. I'd say _Revolution Betrayed_ is the most fundamental. _My Life_ is the most delightful. _History of the Russian Revolution_ has the best quotable lines. And _Literature and Revolution_ is the most appropriate for this group.