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Surviving the Slaughter by Marie Beatrice Umutesi
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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest
by David Foster Wallace
read in January, 2014
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I feel up to the brim awe, shock, and satiated. And I already, in the most recent fresh moments now that the deep book is not glued to me, feel the empty loss of my ETA and Ennet House relatives. Well done. One of the few books that I've been impress ...more
Hayley is on page 297 of 656 of The Portrait of a Lady
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
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On Entering the Sea by Nizar Qabbani
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To say I loved this would be too little; I think I dog-earred every page. I will be avidly searching for other English translations of his work and suggesting this to anyone I meet.
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Shabanu by Suzanne Fisher Staples
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I love to read, and I will read pretty much anything even though like most I have my favorites. However, because this is a well known fact about me I tend to receive a lot of book recommendations or gifts, and I have a severe issue of not being able ...more
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The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
The Casual Vacancy
by J.K. Rowling
read in March, 2014
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Does J. K. get up each morning and contemplate new ways to make me cry?

I truly enjoyed the characters. I wasn't surprised by the "authenticity" (ha) of her younger characters, but I was pleasantly impressed by the conflicting internal dialogue of th
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Still Life with Oysters and Lemon by Mark Doty
“Here and gone. That’s what it is to be human, I think—to be both someone and no one at once, to hold a particular identity in the world (our names, our place of origins, our family and affectional ties) and to feel that solid set of ties also capable of dissolution, slipping away, as we become moments of attention.”
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John Green
“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

Pablo Neruda
“How much does a man live, after all?/ Does he live a thousand days, or one only?
For a week, or for several centuries?/ How long does a man spend dying?/ What does it mean to say 'for ever'? ”
Pablo Neruda

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“About me, nothing worse they will tell you, my love, than what I told you ”
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Jonathan Safran Foer
“I want an infinitely blank book and the rest of time.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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“As if you were on fire from within.

The moon lives in the lining of your skin.”
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