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Money by Martin Amis
Yes, you are right. Money is about ‘Money’. But not the everyday money one needs to go on with the daily business of living. It is ‘The Money’. The sort people go bonkers to attain to overcome their fears. To suppress the ‘thinking monster’ who is... " Read more of this review »
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City of Bohane by Kevin Barry
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The Dinner by Herman Koch
The Dinner
by Herman Koch
read in July, 2014
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J.K. Rowling has written about an adult Harry Potter in her latest post for her site, Pottermore--but it's not the full-length sequel that fans crave. What favorite character would you most like to read about again in a comeback novel? Vote or write...more

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Neil Gaiman
“I went away in my head, into a book. That was where I went whenever real life was too hard or too inflexible.”
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“Grown-ups don't look like grown-ups on the inside either. Outside, they're big and thoughtless and they always know what they're doing. Inside, they look just like they always have. Like they did when they were your age. Truth is, there aren't any grown-ups. Not one, in the whole wide world.”
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman
“It doesn't matter that I can't remember the details any longer: death happened to her. Death happens to all of us.”
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Irwin Shaw
“There are too many books I haven’t read, too many places I haven’t seen, too many memories I haven’t kept long enough.”
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Tim O'Brien
“They carried the sky. The whole atmosphere, they carried it, the humidity, the monsoons, the stink of fungus and decay, all of it, they carried gravity.”
Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried

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2012 Reading Challenge
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