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Kinfolk Volume 12
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Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
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Kinfolk Volume 12 by Various
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The Circle by Dave Eggers
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Tintin and the Secret of Literature by Tom McCarthy
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I would say the description of this book is fairly accurate: "a fascinating often disturbing work of deconstruction" I feel like I know and understand Tintin better than before but it is possible to know/understand too much.
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
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A different book than ghostwritten or cloud atlas. Less epic or magisterial and yet in many ways more impressive. I'm impressed at how different this book is from his earlier works and yet how excellent the writing and story still are. Historical nov...more
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The Third Plate by Dan Barber
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The Last Train to Zona Verde by Paul Theroux
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
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Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
by Veronica Roth (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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My favourite of the three books. I don't know if Roth had the bigger story in mind when she started divergent but the message remained thoughtful, interesting, and beautifully simple even on this larger scale. A much better series than the hunger gam...more
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Serena by Ron Rash
Serena
by Ron Rash
read in May, 2014
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I can understand why people like this book but I just never really got into it. It's hard when you don't really connect with or have a rooting interest in any of the characters.
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Rachel Joyce
“You got up, and you did something. And if trying to find a way when you don't even know you can get there isn't a small miracle; then I don't know what is.”
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“You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world...but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

Chad Harbach
“Literature could turn you into an asshole: he’d learned that teaching grad-school seminars. It could teach you to treat real people the way you did characters, as instruments of your own intellectual pleasure, cadavers on which to practice your critical faculties.”
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“There were no whys in a person's life, and very few hows. In the end, in search of useful wisdom, you could only come back to the most hackneyed concepts, like kindness, forbearance, infinite self patience.”
Chad Harbach, The Art of Fielding

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“...a soul isn't something a person is born with but something that must be built, by effort and error, study and love.”
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