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"I like this book about Henry James. After reading Toibin's book on Elizabeth Bishop I was spurred to start this one and am not disappointed." Jul 15, 2015 03:32PM

 
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The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
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The Summer Guest by Alison Anderson
The Summer Guest
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This is the story of 3 women - a beleaguered publisher, a translator, and a friend of Chekhov's (who did live and whose family was close to the Chekhov's at least for 2 summers.) It's difficult to say much about this story without spoiling the myster ...more
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It's What I Do by Lynsey Addario
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Beautiful photos, interesting memoir. I read this book in memory of a good friend, who was an ABC correspondent covering war zones, and natural disasters, as well as politics. In the course of his nearly 3 decades of work, two of his photographers we ...more
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Iris Murdoch
“I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time.”
Iris Murdoch

Albert Camus
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus

Jeffrey E. Garten
“A vision without execution is an hallucination.”
Jeffrey E. Garten, The Mind Of The CEO

W.B. Yeats
“For he would be thinking of love
Till the stars had run away
And the shadows eaten the moon.”
W.B. Yeats, Selected Poems and Four Plays

Vladimir Nabokov
“Let all of life be an unfettered howl. Like the crowd greeting the gladiator. Don't stop to think, don't interrupt the scream, exhale, release life's rapture.”
Vladimir Nabokov

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