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The Gift by Lewis Hyde
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Feb 12, 2015

bookshelves: nonfiction, writing, world-changing, 20something, read-in-2015
Read from January 08 to February 12, 2015


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01/08/2015 marked as: currently-reading
01/15/2015 page 25
7.0% "This feels like the "right" year to read this, at last. But, wait. Have I said that every other time I've plucked it from the shelf?!"
01/20/2015 page 52
15.0% "Talk of "The Elves and the Shoemaker" (and gift-giving and gift-receiving, of course) reminds me how much I loved that tale as a girl."
01/29/2015 page 72
22.0% ""We often refuse relationship, either from the simple desire to remain unentangled, or because we sense that hte proffered connection is tainted, dangerous, or frankly evil. And when we refuse relationship, we must refuse gift exchange as well.""
02/03/2015 page 160
48.0% "The last time I considered the word 'usury' was tenth-grade English class. This is more interesting."
02/12/2015 marked as: read

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