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Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food by Alicia C. Simpson
"Let’s face it, on a cold, rainy day or after a tough day there are times the only thing you want to do is snuggle up on the couch and feel the comfort of some warm stick-to-your ribs food or a sweet, sticky treat. Before you reach for the takeaway..." Read more of this review »
Vegan Brunch by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
"It's no secret that half the vegan universe drools over everything Isa Chandra Moskowitz touches - but there's good reason! This cookbook, once again, raises the bar for homemade vegan cooking, with singular emphasis on the most important meal of..." Read more of this review »
Veganomicon by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
"Well, for some reason I thought that this was going to be more like a thorough vegan Joy of Cooking type book but it isn’t quite so comprehensive. However; it is great, and I didn’t end up being disappointed.

Only cons:
1. all the photos are in the..." Read more of this review »
The Garden of Vegan by Tanya Barnard
"In most of Sarah Kramer's book, I've had hit or miss recipes. There is one in her series of books that I love and have used many times (with some changes). It's a meatloaf that I can't remember the name of, but it was named after the cow that jump..." Read more of this review »
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La Maravilla by Alfredo Véa
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Who Goes There? and Other Stories by John W. Campbell Jr.
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We Live in Water by Jess Walter
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The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
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Bad Debts by Peter Temple
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Richard Dawkins
“Science is interesting, and if you don't agree you can fuck off.

Note: Dawkins was quoting a former editor of New Scientist Magazine, who is as yet unidentified (possibly Jeremy Webb)”
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John Steinbeck
“Don't worry about losing. If it is right, it happens - The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.”
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?”
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Dorothy Parker
“So, you're the man who can't spell 'fuck.'"
Dorothy Parker to Norman Mailer after publishers had convinced Mailer to replace the word with a euphemism, 'fug,' in his 1948 book, "The Naked and the Dead.”
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Carl Sagan
“For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.”
Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

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