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The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
“Home is where the heart is, I thought now, gathering myself together in Betty's Luncheonette. I had no heart any more, it had been broken; or not broken, it simply wasn't there any more. It had been scooped neatly out of me like the yolk from a hard-boiled egg, leaving the rest of me bloodless and congealed and hollow.
I'm heartless, I thought. Therefore I'm homeless.”
Margaret Atwood
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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
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Rabid by Bill Wasik
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Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
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Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
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Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
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In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
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A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories by Will Eisner
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The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help
by Kathryn Stockett (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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I thought this book was amazing. I know critics have had problems with a white woman writing for black characters, but it really didn't bother me, I thought it was very well done. It may have helped that I read half of it as an audiobook and the read ...more
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Pilgrim's Wilderness by Tom Kizzia
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I actually thought this book was very interesting and very well written. The only reason I wouldn't recommend it, is that I found it disturbing. The fact that it is a true story makes it worse. Its absolutely fascinating, but it left me feeling uneas ...more
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William Faulkner
“War and drink are the two things man is never too poor to buy.”
William Faulkner

Margaret Atwood
“Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps for the same person children are writing for when they scrawl their names in the snow.”
Margaret Atwood

Malcolm X
“Hence I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight.”
Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Chuck Palahniuk
“We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won't. And we're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

Chuck Palahniuk
“It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

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