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Mourning Diary by Roland Barthes
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Feb 10, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2012, nonfiction, sad-daze
Recommended to Selena by: proustitute & caitlin

heart-breaking, beautiful. so much proust, so much loss that never leaves him. it changes the way i think back on camera lucida.

and what an odd time of the year to choose to read this.
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Reading Progress

February 10, 2012 – Shelved
February 17, 2012 – Started Reading
February 17, 2012 –
page 51
19.54% "making 2012 the year of barthes. this one is heart-breaking."
February 21, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012
February 21, 2012 – Shelved as: nonfiction
February 21, 2012 – Finished Reading
December 4, 2017 – Shelved as: sad-daze

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Caitlin You MUST read this book.

Selena luckily, i have a book shopping trip planned tomorrow :)

Caitlin That sounds fun! I hope you find some great books!

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Michael Forrester Barthes figures heavily into The Marriage Plot (beach read 2012), one of the characters is obsessed with A Lover's Discourse...

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