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Authority (Southern Reach Trilogy, #2)
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Annihilation (Southern Reach Trilogy, #1)
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This seems to be gathering comparisons to Lovecraft, but for me the obvious touchstones were Ballard's Crystal World, Roadside Picnic and Lem's Solaris in its themes of changing environments and communication with something unknown, but with a twist ...more
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“Don't mark up the Library's copy, you fool! Librarians are Unprankable. They'll track you down! They have skills!”
Charles Ogden

Malcolm X
“My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.”
Malcolm X

Jane Austen
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Neil Gaiman
“Most people don't realize how important librarians are. I ran across a book recently which suggested that the peace and prosperity of a culture was solely related to how many librarians it contained. Possibly a slight overstatement. But a culture that doesn't value its librarians doesn't value ideas and without ideas, well, where are we?”
Neil Gaiman

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

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