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"another unbelievably gifted Irish writer... what new?" Jul 17, 2014 02:19PM

 
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"Turns out this is a travel book - even better!" Mar 08, 2014 07:03PM

 

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The Terrorist's Son by Zak Ebrahim
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Tinkers by Paul Harding
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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The True American by Anand Giridharadas
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Astounding read. Juxtaposes two men - victim and victimizer - who uphold different ideas of what it means to be a "true" American. Brilliant, profound, powerful.
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War of the Whales by Joshua    Horwitz
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Frank McCourt
“You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.”
Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes

“Beauty will save the world.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Robert Harris
“To be brave, by definition, one has first to be afraid.”
Robert Harris, Pompeii

Francis Bacon
“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.”
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