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Wall and Piece by Banksy
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While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
"I have to agree with other reviewers that Miller does a good job of describing the joy our main character finds in working with animals, and her delight in her New England surroundings. Miller shines in some of those passages.

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Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
"I had forgotten the joy of sitting down and reading for an extended stretch when I picked up this book. I ended up reading the whole thing in one afternoon. Sheer bliss.

And also sheer enjoyment in being caught up in the mystery. It kept me on the..." Read more of this review »
Madness by Marya Hornbacher
"I had seen good reviews of Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, so when I came across a copy of Madness I decided I shouldn't pass it up. I didn't know what I was getting myself into.

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“Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.”
Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

Lemony Snicket
“Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.”
Lemony Snicket

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to be written; now it is folded, and folded,
and folded, like a note in school.”
Sharon Olds

Willa Cather
“I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. I feel as if this tree knows everything I ever think of when I sit here. When I come back to it, I never have to remind it of anything; I begin just where I left off.”
Willa Cather, O Pioneers!

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