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Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr.
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The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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The best sort of post-apocalyptic story - the one where you don't really worry about whether the characters are going to survive. I get tired of disaster porn and human cruelty. This is a genuinely great story that happens to be set at the end of the ...more
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Haruki Murakami
“The world is a huge space, but the space that will take you in - and it doesn't have to be very big - is nowhere to be found. You seek a voice, but what do you get? Silence. You look for silence, but guess what? All you hear over and over and over is the voice of this omen. And sometimes this prophetic voice pushes a secret switch hidden deep inside your brain.

Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like that on the news you tell yourself: That's it. That's my heart.”
Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

James George Frazer
“Hence the strong attraction which magic and science alike have exercised on the human mind; hence the powerful stimulus that both have given to the pursuit of knowledge. They lure the weary enquirer, the footsore seeker, on through the wilderness of disappointment in the present by their endless promises of the future: they take him up to the top of an exceeding high mountain and show him, beyond the dark clouds and rolling mists at his feet, a vision of the celestial city, far off, it may be, but radiant with unearthly splendour, bathed in the light of dreams.”
James George Frazer, The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion, Vol 1

James K. Morrow
“The odor of bowel wind is known to every human, but the fragrance of book glue has crossed only a fraction of mortal nostrils. And yet it behooves us not to judge the unlettered too harshly. We must stay the impulse to write CHUCKLEHEAD above their doors and carve DOLT upon their tombstones.”
James K. Morrow

Stephen R. Donaldson
“Joy is in the ears that hear.”
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John Milton
“I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words.”
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