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Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
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The Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan W. Watts
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I'm not sure this is for everyone, but I enjoyed his viewpoint quite a bit. My main complaint is that he really—probably in an attempt to be more accessible—explains the same idea with many different metaphors. Overall, he provides a different way of ...more
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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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Cosmic Trigger Volume I by Robert Anton Wilson
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Robert Anton Wilson is the quintessential agnostic, highlighting on page one in all-caps "I DO NOT BELIEVE ANYTHING" before he seemingly gives you reason to believe in synchronicity, the 23 enigma, yoga, the occult, the miracle at Lourdes and Guadalu ...more
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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
The Martian Chronicles
by Ray Bradbury
read in July, 2014
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This is not a science fiction novel. This is a allegorical fantasy in which the author uses space travel and colonized Mars to show the dark side of human nature and, occasionally, its bright side too. A common critique of Bradbury is his prose style ...more
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Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
Invisible Cities
by Italo Calvino
read in April, 2014
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Calvino is incredible. In what is as much poetry as it is prose, he manages to take what sounds like an infinitely boring concept—describing cities—and takes you on a surreal and affecting journey. It's only fitting that I read this book in different ...more
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A Game of Thrones by Daniel Abraham
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See review of Volume One. The same applies, as I read them together.
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A Game of Thrones by Daniel Abraham
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I really enjoyed reading these. It's been a long time since I've read comics or graphic novels and it not only made Game of Thrones fun, it also made me feel like a kid again. I'm incredibly proud of Tommy Patterson for his artwork.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
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