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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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"Read your blog. Must remember to do this more often, as always so inspiring. Like you, I felt the TV adaptation wasn't too true to the book.(We've com...more "
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
" One of the few books I've ever read twice! And the second time was because I'd just watched the BBC dramatisation of the book. It's beautifully written, richly evocative, very moving. It combines a romance between Stephen Wraysford (a 20-year old... " Read more of this review »
The Stone Angel by James W. Nichol
" I really enjoyed this tale of sparky old age by a Canadian writer. Hagar Shipley is a holy terror who leads her son and daughter-in-law a merry dance, but her reminiscences unpack a remarkable life. I loved her independent spirit, originality and... " Read more of this review »
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Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
Cold Comfort Farm
by Stella Gibbons
read in October, 2010
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Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
Change of Heart
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2009
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Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
" As usual with Jodi Pcoult, I love some things about this book and dislike others. She always provides a lot of big questions to think about - in this case the moral rightness of capital punishment; the merits and demerits of different methods of e... " Read more of this review »
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A.A. Milne
“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Albert Einstein
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
Albert Einstein

Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

Mahatma Gandhi
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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