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The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
“There is neither a proportional relationship, nor an inverse one, between a writer’s estimation of a work in progress & its actual quality. The feeling that the work is magnificent, & the feeling that it is abominable, are both mosquitoes to be repelled, ignored, or killed, but not indulged.”
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The Goddess Chronicle by Natsuo Kirino
The Goddess Chronicle
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The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
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I hate it when I am directed to a great book, and I just don't get it. I didn't get the Great Gatsby for years...and then I did. The only vanity I found in this book was attributable to the author. This was a book that became a chore that I could not ...more
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The Sexual Life of Catherine M. by Catherine Millet
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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. Feynman
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Annie Dillard
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