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“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.”
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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five
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I just re-read this. A good way to spend your Sunday.
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The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
The 4-Hour Workweek
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read in June, 2015
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While the ultimate plans (convincing your job to let you work remotely or starting a product-based business) aren't really for me, there is a lot of great advice for cutting the chaff from your life, both working and personal, to figure out how to di ...more
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A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
“The blue of distance comes with time, with the discovery of melancholy, of loss, the texture of longing, of the complexity of the terrain we traverse, and with the years of travel.”
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The First Bad Man by Miranda July
" In a way, it's a treatise for spinster adoption. She was meant to be a mother (I guess) and her attempts at finding a partner-figure were disastrous, ...more "
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Walden on Wheels by Ken Ilgunas
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The First Bad Man by Miranda July
The First Bad Man
by Miranda July (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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I just... don't know. For the first third, I was intrigued. Second third, frustrated and bored. Last little bit, I felt satisfied. I love Miranda July but I found a similarity in this book with Chuck Pahalniuk (whom I used to love) -- she writes litt ...more
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
The Bone Clocks
by David Mitchell
read in March, 2015
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I loved much of this. The end is haunting me.
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“The blue of distance comes with time, with the discovery of melancholy, of loss, the texture of longing, of the complexity of the terrain we traverse, and with the years of travel.”
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“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.”
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