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Foxcatcher by Mark Schultz
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Not very interesting, sadly. I'm guessing this is one of the rare cases where the movie will be better than the book.
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Neil Patrick Harris by Neil Patrick Harris
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Completely underwhelmed by this book. NPH is a delight on stage and screen and in interviews but really isn't much of a writer. It's awfully gossipy, sadly shallow, and feels largely like a list of accomplishments rather than a cohesive story of his ...more
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The Boat Who Wouldn't Float by Farley Mowat
The Boat Who Wouldn't Float
by Farley Mowat
read in October, 2014
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Couldn't get into this one, sadly, since it is so revered.
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Isadora Speaks by Isadora  Duncan
“You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you.”
Isadora Duncan
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“And when you crush an apple with your teeth, say to it in your heart:

Your seeds shall live in my body,
And the buds of your tomorrow shall blossom in my heart,
And your fragrance shall be my breath,
And together we shall rejoice through all the seasons.”
Kahlil Gibran
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
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Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
Out Stealing Horses
by Per Petterson
read in November, 2014
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Crisp prose. Interesting story that left me wanting.
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Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon Morell
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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Colleen and 582 other people liked Tatiana's review of The Night Circus:
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
"The Night Circus will be a 5-star book for a certain reader. This reader likes a lot of descriptions, doesn't mind a very slow story and has a soft spot for circuses. I am not that reader. I prefer imagery to complement a plot rather than substitu..." Read more of this review »
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Charles William Eliot
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
Charles William Eliot

Oscar Wilde
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
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Mark Twain
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”
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