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" Michele wrote: "
I like squid and fungi.......to eat."


It sounds terrible, but I do too! ..and I don't mind a bit of seaweed with my squid either! XD
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" Hi, thanks for the request, Gary. I decided to look through your favorite authors list and I was suitably impressed!

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Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard
" What a coincidence! Personally, I think I'm going to give it 4 stars. Firstly because of his apology for Fascism, and secondly because sometimes I fee ...more"
This Is Not a Pipe by Michel Foucault
"This is not a book as much as an essay, really. Following soon after his seminal work, The Order of Things (Les Mots et les choses), Foucault's 1968 essay not only offers a insightful study of Magritte's famous Treachery of Images (Ceci n'est pas..." Read more of this review »
" Whoops! I have too much on my plate and fell behind myself... :O Too many books and too little time... but I'll hobble along behind the rest of you an ...more"
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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
"I really loved this book. McCullers sets the narrative around the character of John Singer, a mute, who although lonely and lost himself, draws a disparate group of people to him. The book is centred around these characters and explores themes of..." Read more of this review »
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“Rage — whether in reaction to social injustice, or to our leaders’ insanity, or to those who threaten or harm us — is a powerful energy that, with diligent practice, can be transformed into fierce compassion.”
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Socrates
“The unexamined life is not worth living.”
Socrates

Mark Twain
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
Mark Twain

Germaine Greer
“A library is a place where you can lose your innocence without losing your virginity.”
Germaine Greer

Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

NOTES: Infinite Jest (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jan 29, 2015 01:19AM
Description: I think it's going to be easier to put my notes where there is space for them.
FLIGHTS OF FANCY (Literature & Fiction)
3 chapters   —   updated Apr 22, 2013 05:44AM
Description: Freeflow prose & poetry
Commentary on (Literature & Fiction)
0 chapters   —   updated Mar 17, 2013 11:40AM
Description: An attempt to argue towards an alternative interpretation to a work that is often interpreted as a Gothic ghost tale.
NOTES: ETHICS (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 14, 2013 03:45AM
Description: General notes on three areas of the practical applications of ethic: bioethics, environmental ethics, and business ethics.
76877 Miévillians — 171 members — last activity Feb 16, 2015 04:44PM
Club Miéville à la Goodreads. This is a club for people interested in discussing anything regarding the writer China Miéville; - his work, both fictio ...more
80277 The Kindred Spirits — 258 members — last activity Feb 27, 2015 10:17AM
Place to meet and talk about anything.
152644 2015: The Year of Reading Women — 713 members — last activity 41 minutes ago
Join us for a year of member-run group reads to make 2015 the year of reading women! Rules Members are free to create author threads by surname if they ...more
154805 On Paths Unknown — 164 members — last activity 11 minutes ago
"On paths unknown, we tread with wonder. Through a glass darkly, to brave new worlds and beyond we go." This group is not bound to genre - we seek to e ...more
114100 Foucault's Pendulum — 38 members — last activity Aug 20, 2014 02:51PM
We're starting off by reading Umberto Eco's novel, Foucalt's Pendulum--and who knows where that might lead us?
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2012 Reading Challenge
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