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Manuel Palacio
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Half of a Yellow Sun
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Ceremonies by Essex Hemphill
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Manuel Palacio and 1 other person liked Imen Lameri's review of A Small Place:
A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid
"48 pages of fire, reminds me of Alice Walker's "if I could write in fire, I would write in fire"... "
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" That's the point , Kincaid is writing from the category that the reader assigned her. If your uncomfortable, is is because you've chosen a different a ...more"
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"As someone who recently traveled to the Caribbean (though not to Antigua) and observed the attitudes American tourists often display towards the native people of these islands, it was interesting to read the other side of the story. If you read th..." Read more of this review »
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"Non-fiction that I'm totally digging!
The book starts off and you're thinking, "Ok, this isn't anything I don't know or don't feel guilty about all ready." It's not an annoyance, but it's not very compelling to read the white guilt you're probably..." Read more of this review »
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" Chloe, I think Kincaid is wright and I think your criticism is spot on. Given this ambivalence, what do you think should be the next dialog. Kincaid m ...more"
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The Black Book of the American Left by David Horowitz
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Woody Allen
“To you, I'm an atheist.
To God, I'm the loyal opposition.”
Woody Allen

Anaïs Nin
“I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.”
Anaïs Nin

Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
Elie Wiesel

Douglas Adams
“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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