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Deer Hunting with Jesus by Joe Bageant
"Deer Hunting With Jesus is Joe Bageant's savage but sad indictment of life as lived by the average American, as seen through the lens of small town life in Winchester, Virginia. This could, in the wrong hands, have been poor-hating spew as seen in..." Read more of this review »
Deer Hunting with Jesus by Joe Bageant
"Joe Bageant's Deer Hunting with Jesus belongs to the tradition of books that has given us Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed, Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, and Jim Goad's The Redneck Manifesto. These books all aim to clarify the position of an a..." Read more of this review »
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The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
“When life reaches out with a moment like this, it's a sin if you don't reach back.”
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“I will not be quoting Hemingway anytime soon, nor will I ever read another one of his books.
And if he were still alive, I would write him a letter right now and threaten to strangle him dead with my bare hands just for being so glum.
No wonder he put a gun to his head, like it says in the introductory essay.”
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Please Understand Me II by David Keirsey
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Mitt Romney
“... "England [sic] is just a small island. Its roads and houses are small. With few exceptions, it doesn't make things that people in the rest of the world want to buy. And if it hadn't been separated from the continent by water, it almost certainly would have been lost to Hitler's ambitions."
~ nothing about its people and their steel will or courage, nothing about their history and legacy we share, nothing about the timbre of their values and virtues, just "..”
Mitt Romney

Matthew Quick
“I will not be quoting Hemingway anytime soon, nor will I ever read another one of his books.
And if he were still alive, I would write him a letter right now and threaten to strangle him dead with my bare hands just for being so glum.
No wonder he put a gun to his head, like it says in the introductory essay.”
Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

Louis de Bernières
“Love is a kind of dementia with very precise and oft-repeated clinical symptoms. You blush in each other's presence, you both hover in places where you expect the other to pass, you are both a little tongue-tied, you both laugh inexplicably and too long, you become quite nauseatingly girlish, and he becomes quite ridiculously gallant. You have also grown a little stupid.”
Louis de Bernières, Corelli's Mandolin
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Louis de Bernières
“...but then the general trouble with ignorance is always that the ignorant person has no idea that that's what they are. You can be ignorant and stupid and go through your whole life without ever encountering any evidence against the hypothesis that you're a genius.”
Louis de Bernières, A Partisan's Daughter

“Don Quixote is the best book out there on political theory, followed by Hamlet and Macbeth. There is no better way to understand the tragedy and the comedy of the Mexican political system than Hamlet, Macbeth and Don Quixote. They're much better than any column of political analysis.”
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