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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
“For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary”
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The Noonday Demon by Andrew Solomon
“I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.”
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The Lays of Beleriand by J.R.R. Tolkien
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_The Lays of Beleriand_ is a book that I’ve had on my bookshelf for many, many years and quite frankly never thought I’d get to. I think I probably got my copy around the time it was first published when I was but a wee sprat simply b..." Read more of this review »
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The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook by Alice B. Toklas
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Yes this really is primarily a cookbook with some reminiscences thrown in. It was written after her partner, Gertrude Stein’s, death. Food was clearly very important in their lives and it is written with great passion. Contributory to tha..." Read more of this review »
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“We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.”
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“Some things you know all your life. They are so simple and true they must be said without elegance, meter and rhyme...they must be naked and alone, they must stand for themselves.”
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“I have work to do, and I am afraid not to do it.”
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“A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.”
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Doris Lessing
“Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.”
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Members of Kindred Spirits and other interested GR members read the works of Thomas Mann. Our next scheduled read is The Magic Mountain, taking place ...more
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Members of Kindred Spirits and other interested GR members read Charles Dickens' Bleak House. The read will take place February 2013-April 2013, but t ...more
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