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My Ántonia by Willa Cather
My Ántonia
by Willa Cather
read in September, 2014
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I liked it. It was unpredictable, in a strange way..
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Willa Cather's My Antonia by Harold Bloom
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Atonement by Ian McEwan
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Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
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The Red Tent
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
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J.D. Salinger
“I think, even, if I ever die, and they stick me in a cemetery, and I have a tombstone and all, it'll say 'Holden Caulfield' on it, and then what year I was born and what year I died, and then right under that it'll say 'Fuck you.' I'm positive, in fact.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

Sylvia Plath
“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.”
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

J.D. Salinger
“I figured I could get a job at a filling station somewhere, putting gas and oil in people's cars. I didn't care what kind of job it was, though. Just so people didn't know me and I didn't know anybody. I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes. That way I wouldn't have to have any goddam stupid useless conversations with anybody. If anybody wanted to tell me something, they'd have to write it on a piece of paper and shove it over to me. They'd get bored as hell doing that after a while, and then I'd be through with having conversations for the rest of my life. Everybody'd think I was just a poor deaf-mute bastard and they'd leave me alone.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger
“If you had a million years to do it in, you couldn't rub out even half the "Fuck you" signs in the world. It's impossible.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

Sylvia Plath
“I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. Or I can go mad by ricocheting in between.”
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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