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Atheism by George H. Smith
"There are basically two ways in which one can argue against god and religion: either they are false or harmful. This book concerns itself with the former and in that capacity it is probably the best book ever written. It is unquestionably the best..." Read more of this review »
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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
"Incredible story within a story. Excellent character development, and excellent plot. Can't wait to read more in the series."
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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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At the Mouth of the River of Bees by Kij Johnson
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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline by George Saunders
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An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
"This is one of the few books that I felt compelled to start immediately again, from page one, after reaching the end -- even though it has close to 700 pages.

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The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
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Flashback by Dan Simmons
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Tom Robbins
“If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will not forgive it. ”
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Steven Wright
“You know when you're sitting on a chair and you lean back so you're just on two legs and you lean too far so you almost fall over but at the last second you catch yourself? I feel like that all the time...”
Steven Wright

Thomas Jefferson
“Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry.”
Thomas Jefferson

John F. Kennedy
“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.”
John F. Kennedy

Kurt Vonnegut
“You meet saints everywhere. They can be anywhere. They are people behaving decently in an indecent society.”
Kurt Vonnegut

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