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How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton
How Proust Can Change Your Life
by Alain de Botton (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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Delicious. Fascinating. It opened up a world of insight I would have never discovered on my own.

Now to actually read Proust!
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The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
The Baron in the Trees
by Italo Calvino
read in August, 2015
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I bought this along with other works by Calvino, not knowing what it was about. When I finally read the back cover, my heart sank. A man living in the trees? Really?

And then I read the first page. And the next. And it drew me in to a fantastic world
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Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
" Excellent. Thank you, Geert! "
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Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
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What a gift! The simple, clear writing makes meditation and mindfulness seem so practical and accessible - so inviting.

Even if you know the benefits or already practice, this book will inspire you in many ways.
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When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
When the Emperor Was Divine
by Julie Otsuka
read in August, 2015
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Beautiful and chilling. Although I knew about the internment, I had little understanding of what it was actually like. Describing it through the eyes of one family in a series of poignant vignettes made it both endearing and real.
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A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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I was captivated at times. The story is so original & and told in such a captivating way. I loved the references to Buddhism and the interweaving of Japanese phrases and cultural references. I very much wanted to meet old Jiko.

I kept wondering h
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Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman
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If you love books, words, or writing you'll enjoy this collection of essays. Some are fantastic and truly memorable. They're all good.
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Search Inside Yourself by Chade-Meng Tan
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Illuminating, accessible, and very useful. It has inspired me to learn more, advance my own practice, and try to spread the practice at work.
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Platform by Michael Hyatt
Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World
by Michael Hyatt (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi
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