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Elizabeth and 121 other people liked What's the "It" Book of 2014? from the Goodreads blog
In 2013, it was arguably The Goldfinch.In 2012? Gone Girl, for sure."It" books. They're the ones that we pass along, that we hope our friends have read so that we can discuss and debate. Love them ... Read more of this blog post »
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Just met someone who briefly roomed with him in the 60s. He had a funny anecdote about Brautigan loving his blonde girlfriends--until one accidentally dyed her hair green. Not the reason why I'm interested in reading the book, though. I like the Beat ...more
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Elizabeth and 72 other people liked Jeffrey Keeten's review of The Leopard:
The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
"”Among his friends Don Fabrizio was considered an “eccentric”; his interest in mathematics was taken almost as sinful perversion, and had he not been actually Prince of Salina and known as an excellent horseman, indefatigable shot and tireless wom..." Read more of this review »
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“Grammar is a piano I play by ear.”
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“One must live as if it would be forever, and as if one might die each moment. Always both at once.”
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“Her heart was broken perhaps, but it was a small inexpensive organ of local manufacture. In a wider and grander way she felt things had been simplified.”
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“Art exists that one may recover the sensation of life, it exists to make one feel things, to make the stone stoney .”
Victor Shklovsky
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