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“The only way to do all the things you'd like to do is to read”
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Natasha and 1 other person liked Tara's review of Little Dorrit:
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
"The first 10hours or so of the book are a little slow going, but it gets better in the last couple of hours. It was just interesting enough to keep us going. I read it to my spouse, because I wanted to introduce him to Dickens, and I wanted someth..." Read more of this review »
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The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday
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The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto
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A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
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A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
"Oh my. Anyone who has missed reading these essays drawn from nature is missing one of the best "meals" served up by writer for both mind and senses.

The author is a professor who lives on some modest acreage in Wisconsin in the mid-twentieth centu..." Read more of this review »
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Forever Liesl by Charmian Carr
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
by Robert M. Pirsig
recommended to Natasha by: my dad, about 30 years ago
read in May, 2010
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I just re-read this book and HAD to annotate it because it sent my head swimming. I'd studied quite a lot of philosophy since I read it a year and a half ago and so the philosophies didn't go over my head this time.

First, I must say if you find the n
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Jane Austen
“It is only a novel... or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language”
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”
Linda Grayson

“Fear is the little dark room where negatives are developed.”
Michael Pritchard

C.S. Lewis
“No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.”
C.S. Lewis

Tom Clancy
“The only way to do all the things you'd like to do is to read”
Tom Clancy

Morality Matters (Religion & Spirituality)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: A treatise on the need for moral fortitude
Shakespeare's Poetic Genius (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: Seven elements of poetry exemplified in Shakespeare's writings.
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