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The Handmaid's Tale
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Moby-Dick; or, Th...
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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him by Sheldon B. Kopp
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Deer Hunting with Jesus by Joe Bageant
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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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The Silver Linings Playbook by 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.”
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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
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Please Understand Me II by David Keirsey
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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

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
“When life reaches out with a moment like this, it's a sin if you don't reach back.”
Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

“the best of Cervantes is untranslatable, and this undeniable fact is in itself an incentive [for one and all] to learn Spanish.”
Aubrey F.G. Bell

Matthew Quick
“...I am now watching the movie of my life as I live it.”
Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

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