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Ellen Ellen said: " This book is an exploration of Acedia - an intentional sloth that results in not living life to the fullest. Different from depression, but similar in many ways. This is a very interesting book - written from Christian point of view. Norris is well k ...more"

 

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" Joan Didion really nails things to the wall. Sometimes some of her sentences took my breath away. I loved her previous book too, The Year of Magical T ...more"
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Whistling In the Dark by Lesley Kagen
" I liked this book too - I thought the author really set up the time and sense of place very well. I could relate to a lot of it - that kind of benign ...more"
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
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The Dead Republic by Roddy Doyle
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My Ántonia by Willa Cather
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Acedia & Me by Kathleen Norris
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This book is an exploration of Acedia - an intentional sloth that results in not living life to the fullest. Different from depression, but similar in many ways. This is a very interesting book - written from Christian point of view. Norris is well k ...more
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The New Yorkers by Cathleen Schine
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Chiggers by Hope Larson
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Hope Larson is very good at setting up a world for you to inhabit while you're reading her books.
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Mercury by Hope Larson
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