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All is Forgotten, Nothing is Lost by Lan Samantha Chang
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Jul 23, 2011

it was amazing

This book was riveting. It delved into the complex relationships writers have with their work, their fellow writers and themselves. I thought it was incredibly moving.

Favorite quote: "For each of us, he understood, is born into our own time and eventually the things we held as the center of the world, dearly, unforgivingly, must fade."
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Danielle It took me 100 pages to get into but currently this is my favorite passage (and maybe I identify with it a teeny bit...?): "He understood now, viscerally, something he had only suspected as a child: that he was his family's aftermath. The most urgent betrayals, the great conflagration that had destroyed his family: all of it had taken place before he could remember, and the last traces were now burning out in the lightning synapses of Emily's winter dreams."


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