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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
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The Other Wes Moore by Wes  Moore
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The Other Wes Moore by Wes  Moore
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August by Tracy Letts
August: Osage County
by Tracy Letts
read in January, 2014
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It was good, but I just wasn't Pulitzer Prize impressed.
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Cormac McCarthy
“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”
Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

John Steinbeck
“There ain't no sin and there ain't no virtue. There's just stuff people do.”
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

William Golding
“My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.”
William Golding

Roland Barthes
“Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.”
Roland Barthes

Hilary Mantel
“Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories.”
Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

59349 Reading the Classics — 4053 members — last activity 3 hours, 51 min ago
This is a group for people who want to read the classics and discuss them as a group. Each month we will choose as a group a book to read. Everyone is ...more
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a group for the current AP Lit and Composition students of Urban Pathways Charter School
69733 OLM . . . Of Literary Merit — 7 members — last activity Jun 03, 2012 01:30PM
Reading these days can be an even more solitary experience than lancing stagnant boils. Add "literary" fiction to the mix and you might as well be a c ...more
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For people who read an eclectic mix of books. We like variety, new experiences and intelligent, thoughtful, funny conversation. We like our shelves bu ...more
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For people who love to read in Pittsburgh, PA and the surrounding area. A few of our members meet in the South Hills of Pittsburgh monthly--All are wel ...more
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