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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
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By far the longest book I've ever read. I named my beta fish Alexei after reading this book.
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A Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer
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I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb
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Loverboys by Ana Castillo
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One of my favorite quotes is in the first short story of this book.
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She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
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The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
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Sex, Art, and American Culture by Camille Paglia
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Peel My Love Like an Onion by Ana Castillo
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I might need to re-read this one to fully appreciate it.
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Velvet Barrios by Alicia Gaspar De Alba
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Many, many interesting essays
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Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria E. Anzaldúa
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Paulo Coelho
“All my life, I thought of love as some kind of voluntary enslavement. Well, that's a lie: freedom only exists when love is present. The person who gives him or herself wholly, the person who feels freest, is the person who loves most wholeheartedly.”
Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

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“You must be the person you have never had the courage to be. Gradually, you will discover that you are that person, but until you can see this clearly, you must pretend and invent.”
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“Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone.”
Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

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“When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.”
Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

Toni Morrison
“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”
Toni Morrison, Beloved

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