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Richard C. Morais

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When I am sad, and the dark state of the world is weighing on me, I rely on a two-step system to get me out of my funk: I first retreat to my comfort read, Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals; and then I attend a Wealth & Giving Forum event, which shares philanthropic best practices and inspirational tales among wealthy families, so that they give smarter and better to charitable...

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The Hundred-Foot Journey

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April 2012, Richard C. Morais
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? RM: Way off the beaten-track. SS: What is your motto or maxim? RM: Do the absolute best you can. And then enjoy a glass of wine. What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describe..." ...More

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Buddhaland Brooklyn by Richard C. Morais
"Seido Oda is a small child living with his family in the village of Katsura, Japan at the foot of Mount Nagata. His parents, Otou and Okaa, run an inn which caters to pilgrims of the fictional esoteric Buddhist cult of the Headwater Sect of Mahaya..." Read more of this review »
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Complete Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope
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One of the finest and most neglected works of the 19th century. Exquisite.
The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais
"A warm and wonderful novel about family and food.
The story is written in such a way that it appears inevitable that Hassan Haji will be a complete genius when it comes to food. The book begins by describing his family background, with evocative d..." Read more of this review »
The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais
"This engaging image-rich story follows Hassan, a young Indian cook and his eccentric restauranteur family in Mumbai, to London, and then France where his life takes its final turning under the tuteledge of Chef and Innkeeper Madame Mallory. Great..." Read more of this review »
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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
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I admire his determination to be totally readable and accessible yet also stretching for deeper, literary goals
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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
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charming. fantastic start, loses its way a bit in the end, but still a delightful distraction
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“there are many points in life when we cannot see what awaits us around the corner, and it is precisely at such times, when our path forward is unclear, that we must bravely keep our nerve, resolutely putting one foot before the other as we march blindly into the dark.”
Richard C. Morais, The Hundred-Foot Journey

“But even in hell there are moments when the light reaches you.”
Richard C. Morais, The Hundred-Foot Journey

“Never be afraid of trying something new, Hassan. Very important. It is the spice of life.”
Richard C. Morais, The Hundred-Foot Journey

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