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American Chew by Matthew Lippman
American Chew
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Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique
" I suppose this novel can be described as a love story, a history lesson, and a magical tale set amid the beautiful, yet seductive, Caribbean landscape. It focuses on the life and times of two sisters and their half-brother as they cope with abando... " Read more of this review »
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Jim Harrison
“The world that used to nurse us
now keeps shouting inane instructions.
That's why I ran to the woods.”
Jim Harrison, Songs of Unreason

Jim Harrison
“My advice is, do not try to inhabit another's soul. You have your own.”
Jim Harrison, Songs of Unreason

“I trust it will be believed that an explorer may be an imaginative as well as a practical creature. ”
Ernest Giles, Australia Twice Traversed (Illustrated Edition)

Samuel Beckett
“The tears of the world are a constant quantity. For each one who begins to weep somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh. Let us not then speak ill of our generation, it is not any unhappier than its predecessors.”
Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

“Who loves the world? The sleeper does”
Larissa Szporluk, Dark Sky Question

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2012 Reading Challenge
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