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A Slip of the Keyboard by Terry Pratchett
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A very timely book in this age of public calling-out. Mostly I came away with the feeling that since no one is perfect, we are ALL a moment away from public shaming. And that's frightening. One carele
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The Sandman, Vol. 2 by Neil Gaiman
The Sandman, Vol. 2: The Doll's House (The Sandman #2)
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Arthur C. Clarke
“Behind every man now alive stand thirty ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living.”
Arthur C. Clarke, 2001: A Space Odyssey

Georgette Heyer
“Randall laid his hand on Stella's, but only to remove it from his sleeve. "My precious, you really must have some regard for my clothes," he said with gentle reproach. "Much as I love you, I cannot permit you to maul this particular coat.”
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“To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.”
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“I write this sitting in the kitchen sink.”
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Mark Twain
“Now when I had mastered the language of this water, and had come to know every trifling feature that bordered the great river as familiarly as I knew the letters of the alphabet, I had made a valuable acquisition. But I had lost something, too. I had lost something which could never be restored me while I lived. All the grace, the beauty, the poetry, had gone out of the majestic river!”
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