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Wildwood by Colin Meloy
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NW by Zadie Smith
NW
by Zadie Smith
read in July, 2015
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This took me forever to read, but it was well worth it. Zadie Smith's narrative and structural choices are really interesting here; there's a purposeful understated tone and ease with which the narrative moves. I felt so close to these characters by ...more
Rachel Ann Brickner is on page 399 of 401 of NW: "If candor were a thing in the world that a person could hold and retain, if it were an object, maybe Natalie Blake would have seen that the perfect gift at this moment was an honest account of her own difficulties and ambivalences, clearly stated, without disguise, embellishment or prettification. But Natalie Blake's instinct for self-defense, for self-preservation, was simply too strong."
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Airman's Odyssey by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
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Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish
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Hilary Thayer Hamann
“Sometimes you can't help but destroy the intricate things in life.”
Hilary Thayer Hamann, Anthropology of an American Girl

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
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Jill Ciment
“It was as close as I had ever come to having power over someone, and I equated it with love.”
Jill Ciment, The Tattoo Artist
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Zadie Smith
“I gather sentences round, quotations, the literary equivalent of a cheerleading squad. Except that analogy’s screwy—cheerleaders cheer. I put up placards that make me feel bad.”
Zadie Smith, Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays

Lorrie Moore
“She was afraid, and the afraid, she realized, sought opportunities for bravery in love.”
Lorrie Moore, Like Life

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