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You Can't Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe
Make your mistakes, take your chances, look silly, but keep on going. Don’t freeze up.Thomas Wolfe
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Do not read as children do to enjoy themselves, or, as the ambitious do to educate themselves. No, read to live.Gustave Flaubert
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Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.William Faulkner
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The President's Daughter by Barbara Chase-Riboud
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I.O.U. by John Lanchester
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The Best of Simple by Langston Hughes
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Huge Langston Hughes fan who has owned several of his books for years. The Best of Simple is one of my favorites for its humor and depiction of the everyday problems in which we humans find ourselves. Buy it, read it, reference it when you need the c ...more
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Writing Creative Nonfiction by Carolyn Forché
Writing Creative Nonfiction
by Carolyn Forché
recommended for: writers, students interested in writing
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Interesting anthology of creative nonfiction; added to my library.
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An Autobiography by Angela Y. Davis
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Whoops! Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay by John Lanchester
"This is the perfect book for anyone who wants to try and understand the state we are in, what tricks the banksters pulled, and what might happen next. It's accessible, informative, laugh out loud funny, and fair: "most bankers are responsible peop..." Read more of this review »
I.O.U. by John Lanchester
"One of the few times George W. Bush ever rose to quotability came during the 2008 credit crunch, when he was heard to mutter darkly: "This sucker could go down." He wasn’t talking about the US banking system; he was talking about civilization as w..." Read more of this review »
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