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Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
“Sometimes the briefest moments capture us, force us to take them in, and demand that we live the rest of our lives in reference to them.”
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American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin
"I’m a few years younger than Patty Hearst and her kidnapping in February of 1974 had elements of my adolescent fantasies. A pretty 19-year-old held captive, who develops sympathy for her kidnappers and becomes lovers with a few of them. At that ag..." Read more of this review »
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Lee Krasner by Gail Levin
Lee Krasner: A Biography
by Gail Levin
read in March, 2016
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So excited to find this book with such excellent reviews. But it is nothing more than one fact after another. Unreadable.
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The Baroness by Hannah Mary Rothschild
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The Baroness was a mystery to me until I finally figured out, in my own mind, her disorder. First, when I read that she had 306 cats in her NJ home (which her brother bought for her since she kept getting kicked out of NYC hotels), I lost interest in ...more
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Recipes for a Beautiful Life by Rebecca Barry
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The Baroness by Hannah Mary Rothschild
"I wanted to like this book more than I did. I thought a story about a Rothschild running off to join the bohemian New York jazz scene would be quite entertaining. Alas... After a somewhat lengthy history of the family, the story then flips over to..." Read more of this review »
Evangelii Gaudium by Pope Francis
"Let Pope Francis speak for himself: "I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a Church which is unhealthy from being confined and from clinging to its own security. I do not want a C..." Read more of this review »
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A Big Heart Open to God by Pope Francis
“Even if the life of a person has been a disaster, even if it is destroyed by vices, drugs, or anything else—God is in this person’s life. You can, you must try to seek God in every human life. Although the life of a person is a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.”
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“I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a church which is unhealthy from being confined and from clinging to its own security.”
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Pope Francis
“Even if the life of a person has been a disaster, even if it is destroyed by vices, drugs, or anything else—God is in this person’s life. You can, you must try to seek God in every human life. Although the life of a person is a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.”
Pope Francis, A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis

Pope Francis
“I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a church which is unhealthy from being confined and from clinging to its own security.”
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Albert Einstein
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
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Abraham Lincoln
“I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”
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Lucy Grealy
“Sometimes the briefest moments capture us, force us to take them in, and demand that we live the rest of our lives in reference to them.”
Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face

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