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Ashley Owens I've started reading "The Corrections" by Jonathan Franzen. I'm not yet 100 pages in, and the main character has already thought about raping his…moreI've started reading "The Corrections" by Jonathan Franzen. I'm not yet 100 pages in, and the main character has already thought about raping his girlfriend. Ugh. So I'm now slogging through it, hoping I'll find something worth the time and $9.99.(less)
Ashley Owens I find Nicole & Dick, the couple in Fitzgerald's 'Tender is the Night' intriguing. It's interesting to see the decline of Dick and the…moreI find Nicole & Dick, the couple in Fitzgerald's 'Tender is the Night' intriguing. It's interesting to see the decline of Dick and the corresponding rise of Nicole in stability. (less)
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At the Corner of Main & Crazy

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Every Brilliant Thing is an HBO presentation that focuses on coping with the devastating effects of depression. This one-man show chronicles the story of a boy that begins to create a list of every wonderful thing in the world in an attempt to combat his mother’s depression. Since periods of sadness or depression are part of […]
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I enjoyed the historical context, but felt it was a little long winded and the “big realization” wasn’t that interesting to me. The end felt flat.
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I struggle with feeling as though I’m a slave to my inbox and meetings at work. I appreciate this book’s theory of focusing more on “deep work” - longer stretches of focused work that produces benefit, versus “shallow work” such as email and other sh ...more
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Although I didn’t discover the “color of my parachute” with an a-ha moment, this book led me to explore my interests and drill down into what I’m looking for in my next assignment. I have a lot more work to do to find my next thing, and will continue ...more
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