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The Family of Pascual Duarte by Camilo José Cela
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Dom Casmuro by Machado de Assis
Dom Casmuro
by Machado de Assis
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Embassytown by China Miéville
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Punishment for Sale by Donna Selman
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Absolutely essential reading. In addition to doing what it can to to explain the famous boom in the US prison population during the late 70s to early 80s, this book excels at tracing the evolution of the by-now huge prison industry. This book will ma ...more
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Punishment for Sale by Donna Selman
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Animal Shelter, Issue 4 by Heidi El Khoti
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The Possibility of an Island by Michel Houellebecq
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Gomorrah by Roberto Saviano
Gomorrah
by Roberto Saviano
read in December, 2014
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Excellent book that goes far beyond the scope of "true crime." In a certain way, this more than anything else is the perfect example of Deleuze's rhizome: a system which is non-hierarchical, spreading not up and down like a tree, but out in all direc ...more
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
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“If I should ever die, God forbid, I hope you will say, 'Kurt is up in heaven now.' That's my favorite joke.”
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“Everybody knows that Aristotelian two-value logic is fucked.”
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“In the end, the art of hunger can be described as an existential art. It is a way of looking death in the face, and by death I mean death as we live it today: without God, without hope of salvation. Death as the abrupt and absurd end of life”
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