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The Truelove by Patrick O'Brian
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The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson
"I started reading this novella after sifting through 1000 pages of Cryptonomicon. I was hoping to take a short break from reading after the most excruciating read of my life but decided to trudge on either out of sheer boredom or genuine desire to..." Read more of this review »
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
"I found out about this book in an article where a number of people debated whether or not this can really be adapted into a TV series. (Currently, Jonathan Nolan, brother of the critically acclaimed director Christopher Nolan, has already begun wr..." Read more of this review »
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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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The Island of Dr. Death and Other Stories and Other Stories by Gene Wolfe
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Among Others by Jo Walton
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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian
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If it's 2am, and I have 120 pages left, and I can read roughly 500 words a minute, do I have any time left to keep reading given that I have to get to work by 8:30am if I don't want to measurably decrease my work performance?

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He Leadeth Me by Walter J. Ciszek
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G.K. Chesterton
“A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.”
G.K. Chesterton, Heretics

J.R.R. Tolkien
“For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

Mark Helprin
“A lot of people hate heroes. I was criticized for portraying people who are brave, honest, loving, intelligent. That was called weak and sentimental. People who dismiss all real emotion as sentimentality are cowards. They’re afraid to commit themselves, and so they remain ‘cool’ for the rest of their lives, until they’re dead—then they’re really cool.”
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Desiderius Erasmus
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P.J. O'Rourke
“God created a free universe. He could have created any kind of universe he wanted. But a universe without freedom would have been static and meaningless -- the taxpayer-funded-art-in-public-places universe.”
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