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How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
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Oct 15, 11

it was amazing


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Nick Hornby
“Love, it turns out, is as undemocratic as money, so it accumulates around people who have plenty of it already: the sane, the healthy, the lovable.”
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

Nick Hornby
“Phone calls like ours only happen when you've spent several years hurting and being hurt, until every work you utter or hear becomes coded and loaded, as complicated and full of subtext as a bleak and brilliant play.”
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

Nick Hornby
“It seems to me now that the plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.”
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

Nick Hornby
“It is the act of reading itself that I miss, the opportunity to retreat further and further from the world until I have found some space, some air that isn't stale, that hasn't been breathed by my family a thousand times already.”
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

Nick Hornby
“I don't believe in Heaven or anything. But I want to be the kind of person that qualifies for entry anyway.”
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

Nick Hornby
“The plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.”
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good


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