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The Guns of August
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The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
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Varieties of Disturbance by Lydia Davis
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Almost No Memory by Lydia Davis
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Samuel Johnson is Indignant by Lydia Davis
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Break it Down by Lydia Davis
Break it Down
by Lydia Davis
read in August, 2014
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Love an envy the way she writes. It's extremely simple, straightforward and descriptive but somehow also strange, distant and creepy. A lot of the stories are surreal and abstract like Borges, but more intimate and domestic. She describes the lived e...more
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
by Maria Semple (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Really enjoyed this. A cool storytelling format, composed of letters, emails and other documents; it takes time to see how it all comes together but it's very well done. Reads pretty fast, and it's full of great characters and little details and turn...more
Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
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Slight but enjoyable autobiography of Steve Martin, focusing on his stand-up career in the 60s and 70s. A handful of laugh-out-loud bits, but warm and engaging throughout, though it definitely helps to be at least a little bit of a fan. There's a lit...more
Mo' Meta Blues by Ahmir Questlove Thompson
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Great fun. Questlove writes about his life, the music he loves, the state of hip-hop, celebrities he's met, and the process of writing a memoir with a lot of energy, sharp observations and personality. He shifts gears on exactly what kind of memoir h...more
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Fred Rogers
“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It's easy to say "It's not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem." Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.”
Fred Rogers

Amor Towles
“As a quick aside, let me observe that in moments of high emotion....if the next thing you're going to say makes you feel better, then it's probably the wrong thing to say. This is one of the finer maxims that I've discovered in life. And you can have it, since it's been of no use to me.”
Amor Towles, Rules of Civility

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