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Tenth of December by George Saunders
Tenth of December
by George Saunders
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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
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Cat Country  by Lao She
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Sure, the Mars/Cat-People backdrop is just a flimsy veil for Lao She to shit all over China (this is not a terribly subtle or artful book), but a lot of his concerns and critiques are so tonally perfect (oh my god, the descriptions of urban foot traf ...more
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The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving
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But What If We're Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman
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Saul Bellow
“Ninety per cent of life is a nightmare, do you think I am going to get it rounded up to hundred per cent?”
Saul Bellow, Humboldt's Gift

William Blake
“Each man must create his own system or else he is a slave to another mans”
William Blake
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Saul Bellow
“People don't realize how much they are in the grip of ideas. We live among ideas much more than we live in nature.”
Saul Bellow, Conversations with Saul Bellow

Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
Elie Wiesel

David Foster Wallace
“What passes for hip cynical transcendence of sentiment is really some kind of fear of being really human, since to be really human [...] is probably to be unavoidably sentimental and naïve and goo-prone and generally pathetic.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

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