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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
This review is now also available at The Bombay Literary Magazine (TBLM): The Infinite Capacity for Illusion

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Opened Ground by Seamus Heaney
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Homage to Seamus Heaney (1939-2013)

Seamus Heaney, Ireland's foremost poet who won the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature 'for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past' , died on Fr...more
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Notebook of a Return to the Native Land by Aimé Césaire
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Carlos Castaneda
“A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you . . . Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question . . . Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn't it is of no use.”
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V.S. Naipaul
“The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves.”
V.S. Naipaul, In a Free State

Mahatma Gandhi
“Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi
“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”
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