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Will in the World by Stephen Greenblatt
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Will in the World by Stephen Greenblatt
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I never thought this would happen to me, but while I was reading this book, I actually had a sense of nostalgia for Harold Bloom.

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Dead to the World by Chris Roberson
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Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
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recommended for: Whazzit?
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This was like reading a jackhammer.

This was like if Hannah Montana tried to write an erotica novel.

The popularity of this book makes me need to move to a different planet. I am making the assumption that it comes from people not actually likin
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Getting to Yes by William Ury
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“Just because something makes you smile or laugh ... doesn't mean it's a joke.”
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“I know this is my signature move, but it really does read much better in the original.”
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“If there was one thing I had never been, it was mysterious, and if there was one thing I had never done, it was not talk.”
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“It is the image in the mind that links us to our lost treasures; but it is the loss that shapes the image, gathers the flowers, weaves the garland.”
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