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Long Quiet Highway by Natalie Goldberg
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Natalie Goldberg is such an excellent writer that she could write about anything and I would enjoy reading it. This is more of an autobiographical chapter in her life. It is, in many ways, a tribute to her spiritual teacher Katagiri Roshi who is such...more
Adriana Diaz added a status update: I just finished reading this book. It is another Natalie Goldberg gem, having as much impact on my life as it has on my writing.
Finished it 8-28-14.
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Writing Poems by Michelle Boisseau
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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Junot Díaz (no relative, unfortunately) is a great inspiration for taking a language by the horns. And he handles story line in the same way. Once you start reading one of his books, you never know where he is going to take you, and don't expect him...more
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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
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Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury
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The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
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The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
The Lacuna
by Barbara Kingsolver
read in July, 2014
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It's been a while since I finished this book, but the lingering memory of it is profound. It is a very well-researched, beautifully-written saga. I hadn't read many reviews before reading it, I'd simply heard that it was a must read. I had no idea it...more
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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
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This has stayed with me for several months. There was a strange effect to keeping all the characters enclosed, literally held hostage throughout the entire book. The air became dense and the characters seemed to move in slow motion. I loved the conti...more
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