No damn cat and no damn cradle.
Jorge Luis Borges
I also would like to include Lezama Lima, a Cuban writer for those who want to get a picture of what Cuba was when Castro kicked sordid Batista out.
How about Michael Serres, of late, a philosopher who lately overcame philosophy and became one of the best postmodern thinkers on education.
I would like to see the book list if there is one
Thomas Mann, Marcel Proust and James Joyce ("Dubliners")
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Paul Auster, the genius who gave us The New York Trilogy.
"Mere flim-flam stories, and nothing but shams and lies." - Sancho Panza, in Don Quixote, pt. 1, bk. 3, ch. 11 (1605)
Where's Max Beerbohm?
There's good literature from every time period, including the current one.
I'd like to read Gargantua and Pantagruel. According to Wikipedia there are at least a couple of pre-20th century translations available.