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    Ali's book - the book of Ali or Ali's?

    1. Ali's book.
    2. The book of Ali.
    Can I use the second sentence instead of the first or they have different meanings?
    It beats me that the second means: the beek is written about Ali's life or something. Is that right?
    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: Ali's book - the book of Ali or Ali's?

    Ali's book is a book that belongs to Ali. The book of Ali is probably a book about Ali.

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    Re: Ali's book - the book of Ali or Ali's?

    For me, "The Book of Ali" sounds like a Bible chapter.

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