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"As any good English schoolboy who's construed his Latin can tell you... Which of the Queens of England was indirectly named for the Roman Goddess Nike?

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"In Joseph Heller's "Catch-22", what was Major de Coverly's first name? (See "details" for an explanation). "
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Lucian Freud by Phoebe Hoban
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Actors Anonymous by James Franco
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The Snow Queen by Michael Cunningham
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Le Divorce by Diane Johnson
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The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The Secret History
by Donna Tartt
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recommended for: People who like literate stories of college and suspense
read in March, 2014
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This is one of my all-time favorite books. I bought it when it was first published, read it, loved it.

I have now read it three times, and plan on reading it again in a few years. When I finished it for the third time, I said:

I found it just as diffi...more
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“Money is like manure; it should be spread around”
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Mahatma Gandhi
“Seven Deadly Sins

Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.”
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“God has no religion.”
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
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“The beginning is the word and the end is silence. And in between are all the stories.”
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