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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein
by Mary Shelley
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Heavy Weather by P.G. Wodehouse
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The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
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The Lion of Comarre and Against the Fall of Night by Arthur C. Clarke
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This Means War! by Ellen Wittlinger
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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour by J.D. Salinger
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"The old man adjusted the pad and pencil on his lap with greatest care, then sat for a moment, pencil poised, in obvious concentration, his grin diminished only a very trifle. Then the pencil began, very unsteadily, to move. An ‘i’ was dotted. And th ...more
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Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel by Judith Morgan
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One of the best biographies I've ever read. Packed with information and insight into what Ted was really like. I definitely get the feeling that this book was written under the watchful eyes of Audrey, his second wife, so while the book doesn't ignor ...more
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Mark Twain
“I haven't any right to criticize books, and I don't do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can't conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read Pride and Prejudice I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.”
Mark Twain

Carl Sagan
“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”
Carl Sagan, Cosmos

Joan Crawford
“Don't fuck with me, fellas. This cowgirl has been to the rodeo before.”
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Socrates
“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”
Socrates

Arthur C. Clarke
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry Into the Limits of the Possible

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