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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
"The Book Thief is the most unusual novel I’ve ever read. The format is poetic. The flow lyrical. A book the young can absorb and the old be drawn in to.

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Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
" That's true. I gave it four because I'm such a sucker for road trips, just jealousy, that's all it was. "
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Creating Short Fiction by Damon Knight
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bible! by Jonathan Goldstein
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I find Jonathan Goldstein to be a very creative person, and he knows his Bible, along with plenty of midrashim, and this book anthropomorphizes the Biblical figures, which I absolutely love. I just think the book needs some more editing and sharpenin ...more
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The Art of the Short Story by Dana Gioia
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bible! by Jonathan Goldstein
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The Art of Fiction by John Gardner
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I will probably never write anything worthy of critical acclaim, but at least now I understand what I'm reading.
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
"For anyone who has a rich creative inner life, this book not only urges you to develop it, but also to live it fully, for the pleasure creativity gives to the artist and no other reason. It's a wonderful little book. I could even ignore all the di..." Read more of this review »
As a Driven Leaf by Milton Steinberg
"One of the books that forever changed the way I look at the world. I only gave it a 4-star rating because there are parts where it drags on. But the meat-and-potatoes of it are stellar.

Perhaps one of the quintessential works of Jewish Fiction, As..." Read more of this review »
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Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock
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