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The Stranger by Albert Camus
The Stranger
by Albert Camus
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The Stranger (also known as The Outsider or L’Étranger) tells the story of Meursault, an unsympathetic French Algerian, who after attending his mother’s funeral, finds himself killing an Arab man. The novel follows a first-person narrative that explo ...more
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Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
Kafka on the Shore
by Haruki Murakami
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Kafka on the Shore tells the story of a fifteen year old book named Kafka who runs away from home to find his mother and sister. Although the alternate chapters tell the story of Nakata; a strange old man who has the ability to talk to cats. Like man ...more
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4. The right to reread

5. The right to read anything

6. The right to escapism

7. The right to read anywhere

8. The right to browse

9. The right to read out loud

10. The right to not defend your tastes”
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Description: Remember your first Crush, how you felt, what you wanted to do? Could you do it?
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2012 Reading Challenge
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