Sense Of Place

The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6)
Burial Rites
The Summer Book
The Essex Serpent
A Gentleman in Moscow
All the Light We Cannot See
The Martian
The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad, #5)
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
A Land More Kind Than Home
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There
Smilla's Sense of Snow
Desert Solitaire
The Dry (Aaron Falk, #1)
Cloud Atlas by David MitchellLet the Great World Spin by Colum McCannA Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer EganThe Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony MarraOlive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Inter-Connected Short Stories
151 books — 43 voters
You Don't Look Adopted by Anne Heffron
Adult Adoptee Memoirs
1 book — 1 voter

We Are Water by Wally LambA Life Without Limits by Chrissie Wellington
Continental Quotient
2 books — 1 voter

Hassan Blasim
The operation would be in a week...I didn't know if I would survive. How I longed to go back to reading! There was nowhere I longed to be more than the university campus. I was preparing for a master's on fantasy literature. I was interested in why the country's literature did not include this distinctive genre. I had this great passion for studying and writing, which they explained in my household with the story of the umbilical cord. When I was born, and at my father's request, my elder sister ...more
Hassan Blasim, The Iraqi Christ

Rebecca Solnit
I told the students that they were at the age when they might begin to choose places that would sustain them the rest of their lives, that places were more reliable than human beings, and often much longer-lasting, and I asked them where they felt at home.
Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby

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