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Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
"For a long time I had naively held on to the notion that Octavia E. Butler is the African American counterpart to Ursula K. Le Guin - an assumption begotten out of the commonality that both their creations despite being shoehorned into the genre o..." Read more of this review »
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Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
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One part “The Road” and one part “The Celestine Prophecy.” As “The Road” is among my all-time favorites and “The Celestine Prophecy” may be the single most awful book that I ever actually finished, a read that helped precipitate my break-up with an e ...more
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The Outsider by Jimmy Connors
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More than any athlete, other than possibly boxers, tennis players seem to define themselves within the contours of individual will and personality. A lot of tennis greats have written bios in recent years, and each of them seems to have this seminal ...more
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The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
"Book 130. The last book in my 2011 goodreads Reading Challenge

Just before I started reading The Day of the Locust, I read something that compared Nathanael West favourably to Hemingway and Fitzgerald, suggesting that his proper place was amongst t..." Read more of this review »
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This is one of those books that is a lot more enjoyable in retrospect. There are some great lines here, mostly about all the middle Americans who traveled to L.A. in the early 1930's to lie in the sun and die. There are also some crazy descriptions h ...more
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Waking Giant by David S. Reynolds
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Wow! Reynolds does an excellent job conveying the dynamism of these 33 years, from a dramatic expansion of our borders to the cultural heavyweights walking the landscape. Whitman, Melville, Emerson, Thoreau, Poe, Cole, to name a few: It was an era of ...more
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The Song Machine by John Seabrook
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I am a fan of contemporary pop. I think the radio sounds as good as it has in at least 30 and probably more like the past 50 years. And this book explains why. They've perfected the formula for writing music that will get your blood pumping when you' ...more
I Will Take a Nap! by Mo Willems
Did Someone Say Totalitarianism? by Slavoj Žižek
"Since this review is bound to get political sooner or later, I’d better put my ideological cards on the table. I happen to be one of those deluded souls whom Slavoj Žižek dismisses as ‘conformist liberal scoundrels’ (though personally I’ve always..." Read more of this review »
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Barbarian Days by William Finnegan
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Reading this book was a lot of fun. Finnegan grew up on the beaches of Southern California, as did I, and I am familiar with a lot of the surfing spots in the early part of his memoir. Through friends and a few personal visits, I also have at least a ...more
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
“There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Martin Luther
“Be a sinner and sin boldly, but believe and rejoice in Christ even more boldly.”
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Martin Luther
“This life therefore is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health, but healing, not being but becoming, not rest but exercise. We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it, the process is not yet finished, but it is going on, this is not the end, but it is the road. All does not yet gleam in glory, but all is being purified.”
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“Constancy is nothing but a languishing and wavering dance”
Jerry Dennis, The Windward Shore: A Winter on the Great Lakes

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