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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2013
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The book was very interesting, the suspense built, it had some really interesting twists. You think you know the characters, and then you find out you have been tricked-it was all so very promising. Then the ending -well just ends, I was very disappo...more
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The Flanders Panel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
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Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
by Hermann Hesse
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Not sure what to make of this short book written in 1922 in German, translated to English, about a young lad who leaves home to find spiritual enlightenment.
I read the version linked to Goodreads, and it was full of typo's.

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The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
" One of the best books I've read in 2013. "Americanah" is a book of great impact and importance. This is the one book by an African writer that has spoken to me more than any other.

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Chess Story by Stefan Zweig
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The Round House by Louise Erdrich
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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
" A wonderful book about three amazing women.

Woman #1 - Henrietta Lacks, by all accounts a wonderful person, who died way way too young, and whose cancer cells (taken without her knowledge or consent) have been central to many medical advances, savi... " Read more of this review »
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“no one would ever demand compensation to keep people alive. You make us sound like monsters, as if people wouldn’t help others unless they got something out of it.”
Michael J. Sullivan, Hollow World

Mark Twain
“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”
Mark Twain

“Bill C-9 was supposed to be a budget bill, but it came with innumerable measures that had little or nothing to do with the nation's finances. It was, as critics put it, the advance of the Harper agenda by stealth, yet another abuse of the democratic process. The bill was a behemoth. It was 904 pages, with 23 separate sections and 2,208 individual clauses....

As a Reform MP, [Stephen Harper] .... said of one piece of legislation that 'the subject matter of the bill is so diverse that a single vote on the content would put members in conflict with their own principles.' The bill he referred to was 21 page long -- or 883 pages shorter than the one he was now putting before Parliament.”
Lawrence Martin, Harperland: The Politics of Control

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