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Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
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A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
A Long Way Down
by Nick Hornby
read in October, 2013
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“Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.”
Virginia Woolf
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“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”
Virginia Woolf
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The Cider House Rules by John Irving
The Cider House Rules
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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
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Suttree by Cormac McCarthy
Suttree
by Cormac McCarthy
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J.D. Salinger
“I write for myself, for my own pleasure. And I want to be left alone to do it.”
J.D. Salinger

Herman Melville
“That immaculate manliness we feel within ourselves, so far within us, that it remains intact though all the outer character seem gone; bleeds with keenest anguish at the undraped spectacle of a valor-ruined man.”
Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Winston S. Churchill
“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.”
Winston S. Churchill

Winston S. Churchill
“For get this quite clear, every time we have to decide between Europe and the open sea, it is always the open sea we shall choose. Every time I have to decide between you [Charles de Gaulle] and Roosevelt, I shall always choose Roosevelt.”
Winston S. Churchill

Winston S. Churchill
“Not an hour is lost that is spent in the saddle.”
Winston S. Churchill

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A group for people who enjoy the books and essays of Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon. All are welcome
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A book club for those who want to read and talk about Hemingway's work. We'll read a new novel or short story collection every month and talk about it ...more
6609 Denis Johnson — 15 members — last activity Jun 09, 2010 12:55PM
Anything about Denis Johnson, if you're an avid fan or even just passing by you are welcome to come share what you think about this amazing author. Op ...more
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Reading every Kurt Vonnegut novel and short story collection....in the order is was written!
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A place for fans of Denis Johnson to meet and talk about his writing.
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