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Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading by Maureen Corrigan
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“You can’t learn to write in college. It’s a very bad place for writers because the teachers always think they know more than you do—and they don’t. They have prejudices. They may like Henry James, but what if you don’t want to write like Henry James? They may like John Irving, for instance, who’s the bore of all time. A lot of the people whose work they’ve taught in the schools for the last thirty years, I can’t understand why people read them and why they are taught. The library, on the other hand, has no biases. The information is all there for you to interpret. You don’t have someone telling you what to think. You discover it for yourself.”
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Little Britches by Ralph Moody
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A Companion to Homer's Odyssey by James V. Morrison
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Using this to enrich our reading of the Odyssey---accessible, but not too dumbed-down.
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Uncovering the Logic of English by Denise Eide
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Helpful book on understanding some of the rules/principles behind English. Includes a mix of helpful information.
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The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
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Listening to this on tape, about halfway through. David loves this one....I find it interesting but not gripping.
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One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp
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Another one I am two or three chapters into....just can't get excited about it. I know it's a hot book right now and that many people love it, but I find her prose ponderous at times.
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Martin Luther
“This life therefore is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health, but healing, not being but becoming, not rest but exercise. We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it, the process is not yet finished, but it is going on, this is not the end, but it is the road. All does not yet gleam in glory, but all is being purified.”
Martin Luther

John Irving
“People only ask questions when they're ready to hear the answers.”
John Irving, The Cider House Rules

Flannery O'Connor
“The novelist with Christian concerns will find in modern life distortions which are repugnant to him, and his problem will be to make these appear as distortions to an audience which is used to seeing them as natural; and he may well be forced to take ever more violent means to get his vision across to this hostile audience. When you can assume that your audience holds the same beliefs you do, you can relax a little and use more normal ways of talking to it; when you have to assume that it does not, then you have to make your vision apparent by shock -- to the hard of hearing you shout, and for the almost blind you draw large and startling figures.”
Flannery O'Connor, Collected Works: Wise Blood / A Good Man is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear it Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays and Letters

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“Faith is what someone knows to be true, whether they believe it or not.”
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“I think it is safe to say that while the South is hardly Christ-centered, it is most certainly Christ-haunted.”
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