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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road
by Cormac McCarthy
read in April, 2015
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I love some dark reading, but I usually go more for psychological drama than harsh, apocalyptic realities. The writing was fitting, simple and basic, but with struggle dropped in for good measure. McCarthy still seemed to fit in a vocabulary lesson, ...more
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Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
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I first learned of this book from a bar patron at my last bartending gig at a chic hotel here in town. It wasn't the first time it had been recommended to me, but moreso that the person making the recommendation made an impression on me. He hinted at ...more
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The Yoga of Herbs by David Frawley
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The Secret of Chanel No. 5 by Tilar J. Mazzeo
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Perfume by Patrick Süskind
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A fascinating story, not at all as gruesome as I expected. Memorable. Chilling. Enchanting with its imagery and descriptions of scent. Set in France so it set me off into another francophile rage.
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Essays of Three Decades by Thomas Mann
“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”
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Thomas Mann
“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”
Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades

Frank Herbert
“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.”
Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse: Dune

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