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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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Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor & Park
by Rainbow Rowell (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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An exceptionally well written book about the pain of "not belonging."
Park and Eleanor find that they do belong in each other's lives and the clash of those two lives makes the story even more haunting. I did get a lump in my throat towards the end a...more
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The Reader's Companion to South Africa by Alan Ryan
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The South Africa Reader by Clifton Crais
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More of Sarah's books…
“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

Mahatma Gandhi
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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

Roland Barthes
“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

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