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"The ideas in this book were too obvious and insufficiently helpful. I am now using my copy to hold the attic door closed. "
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Self-Discipline in 10 Days by Theodore Bryant
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The Sea by John Banville
" What does it mean to be able to write so gorgeously -- to be apparently incapable of writing normally, like an ordinary novelist, and to perennially attract clichés like 'lush,' 'beautiful,' 'mesmerizing,' 'virtuouso' -- and yet be hopelessly, per... " Read more of this review »
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Louder Than Words by Benjamin K. Bergen
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A Cruel Bird Came to the Nest and Looked In by Magnus Mills
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The Stench of Honolulu by Jack Handey
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“Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library.”
― Barbara Tuchman

“Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.”
― Barbara Tuchman

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“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
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