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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
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Holy Sh*t by Melissa Mohr
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Zealot by Reza Aslan
" Having read this, I'm now surprised that all the kerfluffle has been about Aslan writing about Jesus although he's (gasp!) a Muslim.

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I've never been up on the Historical Jesus research, so I... " Read more of this review »
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Carl Sagan
“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

Ann Patchett
“If you've had good gin on a hot day in Southern California with the people you love, you forget Nebraska. The two things cannot coexist. The stronger, better of the two wins.”
Ann Patchett, The Magician's Assistant

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

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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