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The Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
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The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson
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Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin
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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book
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I found this 2009 Newbery award winner and Audible Book of the Year to be completely worthy of all the praise. A delightfully dark fantasy story, Gaiman's lively narration makes the experience both fun and memorable...the man doesn't just read his bo ...more
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Alan W. Watts
“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.”
Alan W. Watts

Douglas Adams
“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

Tad Williams
“As for monkeys, I would have five, and they would be named: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, Do Pretty Much Whatever The Hell You Want, and Expensive Attorney.”
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Bill Bryson
“It is a slightly arresting notion that if you were to pick yourself apart with tweezers, one atom at a time, you would produce a mound of fine atomic dust, none of which had ever been alive but all of which had once been you.”
Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything

Alan W. Watts
“The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless.”
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