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In My Skin by Kate Holden
In My Skin
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Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding
Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones, #3)
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Confucius
“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
Confucius

Oscar Wilde
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
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Oscar Wilde
“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”
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Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
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Mark Twain
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
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Are you a writer looking for an editor or proofreader? Are you an editor looking for publishing experience? This is the place to make contact.
73066 All things Philosophical. — 119 members — last activity Dec 29, 2013 09:46AM
This is intended to be a rather general and open group on Philosophy. It will begin as a general discussion group with generalised topics. It can then...more
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Some of the best books in the world were written and published in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901. What's not to love? Dickens, the Brontes, Colli...more
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This is a group to read and discuss those books generally referred to as “the classics” or “the Western canon.” Books which have shaped Western though...more
4098 The Classics — 453 members — last activity Nov 11, 2013 05:53AM
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