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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
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The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
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This was only my second attempt at Faulkner--the first being Absalom Absalom, which I read guided by my American Literature professor in college.I admired her so much that I was wide open for the Faulkner experience. I was intimidated to take on this...more
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Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Eating Animals
by Jonathan Safran Foer
read in June, 2013
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when i first became vegetarian twenty three years ago, i read a lot about slaughter houses and egg factories, but its been a long time since exposing myself to that kind of information and ive rested comfortably knowing the horrors from a distance. b...more
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I Curse the River of Time by Per Petterson
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In the Wake by Per Petterson
In the Wake
by Per Petterson
read in February, 2012
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This book was fascinating enough that i've launched onto a serial read of Per Petterson. i've never read such a realistic written portrayal of anxiety than in his writing. realistic enough to be uncomfortable, but somehow still appealing to read. In...more
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Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida
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it seems that most english fiction that i get from the library here in oslo have some mention of scandanavia. maybe just the word "aquavite" pops up, or there's mention of travel to oslo, or as in this case, the character travels to finland and norwa...more
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“However contradictory the coroner's report — whether he pronounces Consumption or Loneliness or Suicide to be the cause of death — isn't it plain how the true artist-seer actually dies? I say that the true artist-seer, the heavenly fool who can and does produce beauty, is mainly dazzled to death by his own scruples, the blinding shapes and colors of his own sacred human conscience.”
J.D. Salinger, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour: An Introduction

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“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
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