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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
"(Update as of August 2013 at bottom.)

Excellent, but not really a science book. Which is only of interest to me because it was the book-of-the-month for a one science café's reading group I sometimes attend, and the author read and answered questio..." Read more of this review »
Watchmen by Alan Moore
"This was the Fantasy selection for the Goodreads SciFi and Fantasy Book Club for the month of February 2009. Visit this link to see all of the discussions, group member reviews, etc.

Disappointing. I've never been a comics fan, and the simplified n..." Read more of this review »
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
"I was mildly enjoying this book, but it just wasn't enough —the thing is huge, and almost nothing happens.

You know what it seemed like? A grown-up version of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events . Unfortunately, "grown up" in the world..." Read more of this review »
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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
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Catching Fire delivers just like The Hunger Games did. It gets this insane energy, especially at the very end, delivering kicks and punches right and left. Yeah. It does not disappoint for sure. I mean, I was so high on adrenaline that upon finishing ...more
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Eric Hoffer
“The individual's most vital need is to prove his worth, and this usually means an insatiable hunger for action. For it is only the few who can acquire a sense of worth by developing and employing their capacities and talents. The majority prove their worth by keeping busy.”
Eric Hoffer, The Ordeal of Change

Eric Hoffer
“Hatred is the most accessible and comprehensive of all the unifying agents. Mass movements can rise and spread without belief in a god, but never without a belief in a devil.”
Eric Hoffer, The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements

Dean Karnazes
“Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived.”
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Keri Hulme
“The smarter you are, the more you know, the less reason you have to trust or love or confide.”
Keri Hulme

2766 The Haters Club — 177 members — last activity Dec 24, 2014 07:41PM
Sorry Kids! The Haters Club is 18+ now. It's tragic that in today's day and age that hate is so grossly undervalued. If hate is truly love reflected in ...more
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