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This is a magnificent novel. I'd read the excerpts in the New York Times and all the resultant hype. In the end, it more than delivered. In full disclosure, I have a bias toward historical novels because of my love of history and literature. Whitehea ...more
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This is a magnificent novel. I'd read the excerpts in the New York Times and all the resultant hype. In the end, it more than delivered. In full disclosure, I have a bias toward historical novels because of my love of history and literature. Whitehea ...more
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When the current occupant of the White House told a crowd of his supporters, "I love the poorly educated," he was exhibiting the kind of deliberate behavior that Timothy Snyder warns us about in the timely and poignant little volume. And little it is ...more
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Paulo Freire
“The oppressed, having internalized the image of the oppressor and adopted his guidelines, are fearful of freedom.”
Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed

“We live in a time that demands a discourse of both critique and possibility, one that recognizes that without an informed citizenry, collective struggle, and viable social movements, democracy will slip out of our reach and we will arrive at a new stage of history marked by the birth of an authoritarianism that not only disdains all vestiges of democracy but is more than willing to relegate it to a distant memory.”
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Wendell Berry
“To mind being disliked by a woman you don’t desire and are not married to is yet another serious failure of common sense.”
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