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“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”
Steve Jobs
Coming Out of the Ice by Victor Herman
"After reading this book, I find it hard to understand why it is not in greater circulation or why it isn't more well-known. Elie Wiesel, Corrie ten Boom, and Victor Frankl are more or less household names (and rightly so), but I am baffled why mor..." Read more of this review »
Toni Reese and 11 other people liked Cher's review of Flight Behavior:
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
"1.5 stars - I didn't like it..

Despite the great opening sentence, this was a tedious and dull book about a loveless marriage between "a towering, morose man and his small, miserable wife" and "the Battle of the Butterflies". The author rehashes th..." Read more of this review »
Toni Reese and 14 other people liked Ravi Jain's review of Flight Behavior:
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
"Well-intentioned but slow, condescending, somewhat predictable, and disappointing, especially considering the issues at stake.

The story tries to illuminate the climate change crisis by explaining how alien and irrelevant it feels to people in a po..." Read more of this review »
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Getting Stoned with Savages by J. Maarten Troost
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Emily Dickinson
“PHOSPHORESCENCE. Now there's a word to lift your hat to... to find that phosphorescence, that light within, that's the genius behind poetry.”
Emily Dickinson

James Joyce
“I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.”
James Joyce

Emily Dickinson
“That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.”
Emily Dickinson

Steven Wright
“I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed reading accident. I hit a book mark and flew across the room.”
Steven Wright

Robert Frost
“These woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.”
Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

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