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"when the 2014 women's prize for fiction longlist was announced, i realized i owned 11 of the 20 nominees. so i decided to read the ones i had not yet gotten to.

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Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil
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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
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i really enjoyed this book - it's a sweet little novel. that it's meta-bookish, is great: lots of references to other books and authors, one character owns a book store, another works for a publisher. oh - and there's a curmudgeon and a
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Nick Hornby
“The plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.”
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

David Foster Wallace
“There are very few innocent sentences in writing.”
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Flannery O'Connor
“She looked at nice young men as if she could smell their stupidity.”
Flannery O'Connor

Roberto Bolaño
“Nothing happened today. And if anything did, I’d rather not talk about it, because I didn’t understand it.”
Roberto Bolaño, The Savage Detectives

John Vaillant
“(..)Fate has al­ways been a po­tent force in Rus­sia, where, for gen­er­ations, cit­izens have had lit­tle con­trol over their own des­tinies. Fate can be a bitch, but, as Za­it­sev, Dvornik, and Onofre­cuk had dis­cov­ered, it can al­so be a tiger.”
John Vaillant, The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
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2014 Women's Prize for Fiction (Literature & Fiction)
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Tournament of Books List (Literature & Fiction)
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Books I Recommend (Select)
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