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Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
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Mother Daughter Me by Katie  Hafner
Mother Daughter Me
by Katie Hafner (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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I have developed a strong preferance for memoirs. That can, and often does, make the reader react as if a band aid were being ripped off. This one doesn't do that and in fact shows the redevelopment of a fractured family. Definitely worth the time an...more
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The Black Count by Tom Reiss
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Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff
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Son of a Gun by Justin St. Germain
Son of a Gun: A Memoir
by Justin St. Germain
read in February, 2014
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This is a book about tragedy, about a family with generations of dysfunction and a young man who tries to make sense of it all. I don't think that he ever did. It revolves around the murder of his mother when just after 9/11 and the impact of the dua...more
The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
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I give up. I thought this was going to be a somewhat different book. Instead it seems to be about a family that can afford things I never thought of, accomplish good deeds in an off-handed fashion and have a tenuous grasp of the real world. I quit ha...more
The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
" I read a review that sold me on this book. Then I was reading the blurbs on the back and noticed Mitch Albom's quote at the top - I can't stand that guy. BUT I am a discerning reader, and one blurb isn't going to stop me from reading.
A couple of c... " Read more of this review »
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Roland Barthes
“I am interested in language because it wounds or seduces me.”
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“Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.”
Roland Barthes

Charles Bukowski
“Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.”
Charles Bukowski

“Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.”
Ruth Gordon

“Maude Lebowski: What do you do for recreation?
The Dude: Oh, the usual. I bowl. Drive around. The occasional acid flashback.

― The Big Lebowski

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