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Bar Sport by Stefano Benni
" Bar Sport è di fine anni ‘70, ed era già un po’ nostalgico all’epoca. È rimasto un bestseller fisso per 20 anni, negli anni ‘80 si trovava ovunque dal ...more "
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Bar Sport by Stefano Benni
"Bar Sport non avrebbe neanche bisogno di una presentazione, ma spesso, come molti classici, nessuno l'hai mai letto veramente e volontariamente. È una di quelle letture che sovente finisce tra quelle obbligatorie scolastiche e se ne perde la legge..." Read more of this review »
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Bar Sport by Stefano Benni
"Non vorrei fare il sentenzioso, ragazzi, ma capisco che per chi (a differenza di Benni e ahimè del sottoscritto) non ha vissuto e frequentato i Bar della Bologna degli anni 60-70 quell'universo può sembrare alieno come "le navi in fiamme al largo..." Read more of this review »
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The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
"I first read this book when I was 19. It saved both my step-father's ass and my soul.

I have always been a fan of mythology and folklore, and Joseph Campbell pulls tales from many cultures to show how mankind has virtually the same heroic journey t..." Read more of this review »
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Now the standard cure for one who is sunk is to consider those in actual destitution or physical suffering—this is an all-weather beatitude for gloom in general and fairly salutary day-time advice for everyone. But at three o’clock in the morning, a forgotten package has the same tragic importance as a death sentence, and the cure doesn’t work—and in a real dark night of the soul it is always three o’clock in the morning, day after day.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Crack-Up

Neil Gaiman
“What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not foolin’ a soul.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

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“Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.”
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“You get what anybody gets - you get a lifetime.”
Neil Gaiman, Preludes & Nocturnes

Robert A. Heinlein
“One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.”
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