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At the Strangers' Gate by Adam Gopnik
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The Element by Ken Robinson
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The beginning made me cry. This book is about hope & honoring your inner gifts. It is an ok good. It's not real a self-help book, but a bunch of vignettes squeezed together. It could have been better written.
“ Elizabeth Gilbert's fame as a soul searcher is immortalized in her bestselling spiritual quest memoir, Eat, Pray, Love. Researching that book took her around the world from Italy to India to Bali, but this writer and journalist knows that...” Read more of this interview »
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Audrey Niffenegger
“I never understood why Clark Kent was so hell bent on keeping Lois Lane in the dark.”
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“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
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“I will not fall for any of the following: alcoholics, workaholics, commitment phobics, people with girlfriends or wives, misogynists, megalomanics, chauvists, emotional fuckwits or freeloaders, perverts.”
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“What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to us wind up in parentheses.”
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“Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.”
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