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The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice
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The Ash Garden by Dennis   Bock
The Ash Garden
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
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First book I've read in a while that I have genuinely smiled about and enjoyed the whole way through.
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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)
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Fanny Hill, or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland
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Albert Einstein
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
Albert Einstein

Stéphane Mallarmé
“Everything in the world exists in order to end up as a book.”
Stéphane Mallarmé

Robert A. Heinlein
“Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.”
Robert A. Heinlein

Voltaire
“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire

Michael Ondaatje
“We die containing a richness of lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed, bodies we have plunged into and swum up as if rivers of wisdom, characters we have climbed into as if trees, fears we have hidden in as if caves.

I wish for all this to be marked on by body when I am dead. I believe in such cartography - to be marked by nature, not just to label ourselves on a map like the names of rich men and women on buildings. We are communal histories, communal books. We are not owned or monogamous in our taste or experience.”
Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

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