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by Leo Tolstoy
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The Mastery of Love by Miguel Ruiz
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This book certainly contains some good and well needed advice, for example it frequently stresses the importance of self acceptance and self love, a concept which I think many of us struggle with.

However, I found the book difficult at times because...more
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein
by Mary Shelley
read in June, 2013
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I'm not going to lie - I found it very slow and took quite a while to get through it. However! To my surprise, I didn't hate it. In fact dispite the slowness, plot predictability and the sometimes annoying characters there is something very special a...more
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The Tree of Man by Patrick White
The Tree of Man
by Patrick White
read in December, 2013
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It was a long read - I actually started this book about two years ago, loved it, until I got to a slump and then never finished it so I figured it was time to re-visit it. And it was definitely worth it.

This really is an epic book - I can't think of...more
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My Cool Caravan by Jane Field-Lewis
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It was no surprise to me that I loved this book. I liked reading the stories about how the different owners had come across their various caravans and what they'd done with them, but most of all I just love that it's full of photos so you can admire...more
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Life Lessons From Nietzsche by John Armstrong
Life Lessons From Nietzsche
by John Armstrong
read in January, 2014
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I loved this book.

Last year I took a whole course on Nietzsche and came away feeling distinctly confused, and rather ambivalent towards Nietzsche and his ideas. Yet this little 100 page book has helped me see Nietzsche's key ideas in a clearer, more...more
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“Almost always when I told someone I was writing a book about "eating animals", they assumed, even without knowing anything about my views, that it was a case for vegetarianism. It's a telling assumption, one that implies not only that a thorough inquiry into animal agriculture would lead one away from eating meat, but that most people already know that to be the case.”
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“Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.”
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“Perhaps in the back of our minds we already understand, without all the science I've discussed, that something terribly wrong is happening. Our sustenance now comes from misery. We know that if someone offers to show us a film on how our meat is produced, it will be a horror film. We perhaps know more than we care to admit, keeping it down in the dark places of our memory-- disavowed. When we eat factory-farmed meat we live, literally, on tortured flesh. Increasingly, that tortured flesh is becoming our own.”
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