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The Tunnel by Russell Edson
"‘The head is death with hair upon it. Also it is a vehicle upon which it is itself to ride through dream and suppertime.

The Tunnel, the selected poems of Russell Edson (1935-2014), is the most refreshing collection of ‘poetry’ that I have encount..." Read more of this review »
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Animal Farm by George Orwell
"Review edited to include (at the end) Amazon's very Orwellian involvement with this book.

This is not really a review, but one of those moments where everything that was clear to you suddenly becomes utterly muddied and you really can't say what li..." Read more of this review »
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Leonis by Giorgos Theotokas
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Leonis by Giorgos Theotokas

Constantinople early in the 20th century

"We've lost everything we had," thinks Leonis. "I've lost my city. I've lost my comrades. I've lost my best friend. I've lost my love. I've lost my art. Now let's see how we come out of this."

Leonis is a c..." Read more of this review »
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
" I'm always happy when a book I've read and liked, gets the Keeten treatment. You always find subtle distinctions to surprise and delight. "
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The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
" Nat wrote: "Have you ever read any Brady Udall? Try the Lonely Polygamist?"

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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Lois McMaster Bujold
“Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.”
Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign

Emily Dickinson
“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”
Emily Dickinson

Mark Twain
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
Mark Twain

John Steinbeck
“I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one. . . . Humans are caught—in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in their kindness and generosity too—in a net of good and evil. . . . There is no other story. A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean questions: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done well—or ill?”
John Steinbeck, East of Eden

Joyce Carol Oates
“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul.”
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Members of Kindred Spirits and other interested GR members read the works of Thomas Mann. Our next scheduled read is The Magic Mountain, taking place ...more
75271 Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace — 173 members — last activity Dec 15, 2014 01:11PM
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108518 Thomas Mann's "The Magic Mountain" — 23 members — last activity Mar 18, 2014 09:23PM
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