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My Fathers' Ghost Is Climbing in the Rain by Patricio Pron
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The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
The End of the Affair
by Graham Greene
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How Art Made the World by Nigel Jonathan Spivey
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Frida by Hayden Herrera
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The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes
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If Not Now, When? by Primo Levi
If Not Now, When?
by Primo Levi
read in March, 2015
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The documentation of the Holocaust is exhaustively represented in literature and with just cause. Primo Levi's, If Not Now, When?, represents a stark contrast to much of the already existing body of work, and is a refreshing narrative that steers cle ...more
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
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A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
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Victor Hugo
“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo

Ernest Hemingway
“They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.”
Ernest Hemingway

Augustine of Hippo
“Tolle, lege: take up and read.”
Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

Pablo Neruda
“In what language does rain fall over tormented cities?”
Pablo Neruda, The Book of Questions

Mahatma Gandhi
“(When asked what he thought of Western civilization): 'I think it would be a good idea.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Daily Journal (Biographies & Memoirs)
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Poetic Works (Poetry)
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Description: Various poetic works of my own creation (or lack thereof)
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