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Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon
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The Essence of Anthropology by William A. Haviland
"This was the textbook I used for my Anth 1000 course. It gives a great overview of general anthropology and is easily readable in one semester (for those 2 students who actually do all the reading!). The only thing I would add is a little more his..." Read more of this review »
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The War of the Flowers by Tad Williams
The War of the Flowers
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Strong stand alone fantasy novel. I stress stand alone. It was very nice to read a fantasy with the story done after I closed the book. Good concepts, robust plot, and very believable characters. The characters are Mr. Williams' forte.
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William Gaddis
“-We live in Rome, he says, turning his face to the room again,
-Caligula's Rome, with a new circus of vulgar bestialized suffering in the newspapers every morning. The masses, the fetid masses, he says, bringing all his weight to his feet.-How can they even suspect a self who can do more, when they live under absolutely no obligation. There are so few beautiful things in the world...”
William Gaddis, The Recognitions

Seneca
“But only philosophy will wake us; only philosophy will shake us out of that heavy sleep. Devote yourself entirely to her. You're worthy of her, she's worthy of you-fall into each other's arms. Say a firm, plain no to every other occupation.”
Seneca, Letters from a Stoic

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