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The American national newspaper, USA Today, carried the following article on 14 April 2007:-

25 Memorable Books
USA Today

25 Memorable Books

*25 Books that leave a legacy*
Books tell a story about our reading preferences, certainly, but also about what’s happening in our world. USA TODAY’s book editors and critics chose 25 titles that made an impact on readers and the publishing industry over the past quarter-century. If your choices differ, let us know. We’ll post your picks.

—–Then followed a list of 24 well-known books, such as the ‘Da Vinci Code’ and ‘Harry Potter’, and coming in at 25th was —

*#25 Final Exit
By Derek Humphry (1991)
The topic of assisted suicide exploded in controversy in the 90s, thanks to Michigan pathologist Jack Kevorkian and his suicide machine and this how-to manual by an English journalist who helped his cancer-stricken first wife kill herself.

See the whole list at http://www.usatoday.com/life/top25-books.htm

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