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The Thief of Always by Clive Barker
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Mounted by a Monster by Mina Shay

this is the book of the month for my wonderful monsterotica reading group, and bonus upon bonus, it is a five-book bundle. a five-book bundle that is 37 pages long. that shit is concise.

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The Publisher Says: The Lovely Bones is the story of a family devastated by a gruesome murder -- a murder recounted by the teenage victim. Upsetting, you say? Remarkably, first-time novelist Alice Sebold takes this difficult m..." Read more of this review »
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Audre Lorde
“Black and Third World people are expected to educate white people as to our humanity. Women are expected to educate men. Lesbians and gay men are expected to educate the heterosexual world. The oppressors maintain their position and evade their responsibility for their own actions. There is a constant drain of energy which might be better used in redefining ourselves and devising realistic scenarios for altering the present and constructing the future.”
Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Mohsin Hamid
“But it wasn't the right season to lift off. Not yet. I sat in my apartment and looked out over the city, and I just didn't feel any passion to write about the place. I didn't give a damn about local politics; I wasn't moved by the issues. I missed home. And I was frustrated by people who actually thought the world was a centre and that centre was here. ‘The world's a sphere, everyone,’ I wanted to say. ‘The centre of a sphere doesn't lie on its surface. Look up the word 'superficial', when you have a chance.”
Mohsin Hamid, Moth Smoke

Alice Walker
“All my life I had to fight. I had to fight my daddy. I had to fight my brothers. I had to fight my cousins and my uncles. A girl child ain't safe in a family of men. But I never thought I'd have to fight in my own house. She let out her breath. I loves Harpo, she say. God knows I do. But I'll kill him dead before I let him beat me.”
Alice Walker, The Color Purple

Richard Dawkins
“Religion is not the root of all evil, for no one thing is the root of all anything.”
Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

Elyn R. Saks
“My good fortune is not that I've recovered from mental illness. I have not, nor will I ever. My good fortune lies in having found my life.”
Elyn R. Saks, The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness

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