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The Selected Poetry
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Mark Ramstead and 14 other people liked Kirstine's review of Steppenwolf: A Novel:
Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
"A novel that could easily be preachy and pretentious, but elegantly sidesteps either of those and becomes profound and complex instead. I’m not surprised it’s been read wrong by so many people, it’s easy to stop at the depressive tone and atmosphe..." Read more of this review »
The Odd Woman and the City by Vivian Gornick
"I wanted MORE...I was completely engaged with each snippet-story-anecdote. Vivian Gornick is a woman I'd love to meet. Her observations and connections are deeply, deeply, human. LOVED this book so much. I've been to New York only one time. It liv..." Read more of this review »
Mark Ramstead and 8 other people liked Kirstine's review of Persuasion:
Persuasion by Jane Austen
""But I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentleman, and as if women were all fine ladies, instead of rational creatures. We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days."

Anne is, perhaps, the Jane Austen heroine who differs the most..." Read more of this review »
You're Never Weird on the Internet by Felicia Day
"I know Felicia Day through The Guild which she wrote, created and starred in, and I’ve followed her youtube channel Geek & Sundry almost from the beginning. I admire her strength, vivacity, vision and the way she seems to be unapologetically h..." Read more of this review »
I skyggen af unge piger i blomst 1 by Marcel Proust
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The American Slave Coast by Ned Sublette
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Ulysses by James Joyce
" I think you have discovered writing, as opposed to stories and characters. I will get to this book someday... "
The Autistic Brain by Temple Grandin
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Nietzsche by Michael Tanner
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The Tribe by A.J. Penn
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More of Mark's books…
Jane Austen
“The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!”
Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

William Shakespeare
“Though she be but little, she is fierce!”
William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jon Krakauer
“At long last he was unencumbered, emancipated from the stifling world of his parents and peers, a world of abstraction and security and material excess, a world in which he felt grievously cut off from the raw throb of existence.”
Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

M. Scott Peck
“Spiritually evolved people, by virtue of their discipline, mastery and love, are people of extraordinary competence, and in their competence they are called on to serve the world, and in their love they answer the call.”
M. Scott Peck

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