THE 10 MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER, ISABEL, RANKED

Requested by @ChrisK (She said "this is not in the world, this is in the western tradition because I don't know any books in the world. Make sure you edit it to say that.")
  1. 1.
    Plato's Republic
  2. 2.
    The Bible
  3. 3.
    Euclid's Elements
  4. 4.
    The Illiad
  5. 5.
    Herodotus or Thucydides
    "I'm not sure which."
  6. 6.
    My Antonia
  7. 7.
    (Paused here, mumbled to herself, said she wanted to think of something from Ancient Rome but couldn't remember, maybe Horace or Caesar's De Bello Gallico.)
  8. 8.
    Plato's Phaedo
  9. 9.
    Hamlet
  10. 10.
    Works of T. S. Elliot
  11. 11.
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    Said "yeah, that's good." Then gasped and said "Faulkner! Oh well, it can only be ten."