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Marie Marie said: " Another great addition to the pop-science Freakonomics-style books. Honestly, I just love this stuff. There are things you have to take with a grain of salt, but it does give you a lot to think about. (Also, download Dan Ariely's lecture from the Lon ...more "

 

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Worn Stories by Emily Spivack
Worn Stories
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(I didn't like the photography style, for what that's worth. It kind of creeped me out.)
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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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So charming - and a fun, fast read. I love Don's narrative voice.
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Virginia Woolf
“When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, “Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading.”
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“You see, I don't belive that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, that has been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians.”
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“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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