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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondō
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Louise and 7 other people liked Dan's review of Station Eleven:
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
"After the first chapter, which was great, it took me a long time to get back into this book. Luckily, I was on an eight hour bus ride and this book was my only distraction. Unluckily, I was confined on a bus with complete strangers and my only dis..." Read more of this review »
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
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Open by Andre Agassi
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Filter House by Nisi Shawl
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The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
The Painted Veil
by W. Somerset Maugham
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When I started this book a week ago, I realized that I had started the book before, but couldn't remember why I put it down. I think the first time I started reading it, I was reading it for the romance, and this recent time I started it, it was beca...more
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The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
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In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
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Louise is 40% done with The Painted Veil: Oh no he DIDN'T. Oh Kitty, you stupid, stupid woman.
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Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.
“Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.”
C.S. Lewis

Douglas Adams
“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

Judy Garland
“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”
Judy Garland

Bernard M. Baruch
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
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Truman Capote
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
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2011 Reading Challenge
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2013 Reading Challenge
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