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The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
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Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera
Island of a Thousand Mirrors
by Nayomi Munaweera (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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This is a inter-generational, transnational, multiethnic story about Sri Lanka during their civil war. It is a sensitive and beautifully written story that shows the horrors of war and the beauty of Sri Lanka.

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel
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Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
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I had high hopes from this book. I was interested in what she thought of her success and media reactions to Girls. I also wanted to know what it was like to be a twenty-something young woman in 21st century America.

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Inferno by Dan Brown
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
by Dan Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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In many ways inferno is no different to any other of Dan Brown's books. Robert Langdon is thrust into some international drama with a girl (whose hot and an IQ that's off the scale) and
involving cutting edge science with some kind of historical conn
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Bella DePaulo
“The other side of mental blanketing - the buffing and puffing up of marriage to keep it seeming shiny and magical - is up against a formidable fact. Statistically speaking, the act of marrying is banal. Even though many Americans wait longer than ever to marry, and often do not stay long in the marriages they do enter, most Americans - close to 90 percent - still do marry at some point in their lives. Some try it over and over again. Marrying, then, does not make people special; it makes them conventional.”
Bella DePaulo, Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After

Anna Funder
“When Hitler came to power I was in the bath.”
Anna Funder, All That I Am

Anna Funder
“We were being offered exile on condition that we were silent about the reason we needed it. The silence chafed; it made us feel we were betraying those we had left behind. The British government was insisting on dealing with Hitler as a reasonable fellow, as if hoping he'd turn into one.”
Anna Funder, All That I Am

Anne Sexton
“I like you; your eyes are full of language."

[Letter to Anne Clarke, July 3, 1964.]”
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