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Watchmen International by Alan Moore
Watchmen International
by Alan Moore (Goodreads Author)
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I found this graphic novel engrossing nearly till the end. I thought it would be a quick read, but found that it required a good deal of patience. I appreciated the complex narrative(s) and enjoyed piecing together the story. However, I thought the ...more
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The Cost of Living by Deborah Levy
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I absolutely loved the opening story, polished and perceptive. Unfortunately for me nothing else in the book was like that introduction and seemed more like rambling unfinished journal entries.
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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
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Intriguing and eye-opening. I also enjoyed this interview as a companion piece: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/1418...
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Best Boy by Eli Gottlieb
Best Boy
by Eli Gottlieb
recommended to Kristine by: Conversations book group
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The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood
" So this is that author of the uncomfortable, questionable book, right? "
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The Story of Captain Nemo by Dave Eggers
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Fabian Negrin's illustrations are some of the most beautiful I've seen. The illustrations are the only aspect of the book I enjoy. According to the publisher, "Save the Story is a mission in book form: saving great stories from oblivion by retelling ...more
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This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
This Is How It Always Is
by Laurie Frankel (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Kristine by: Conversations book group
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I'm glad stories about transgender families are being told. This one brings up many tough questions and decisions about transgender children, adults, and parenting in general. The author has a way with words certainly. This story isn't realistic ...more
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The Story of Captain Nemo by Dave Eggers
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Fabian Negrin's illustrations are some of the most beautiful I've seen. The illustrations are the only aspect of the book I enjoy. According to the publisher, "Save the Story is a mission in book form: saving great stories from oblivion by retelling ...more
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The Cockroach by Ian McEwan
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Had to do my neglected homework that I didn't even know was homework (1922 Committee, backbenchers, Fifth Republic) to understand this one. I think it's clever and funny, though nasty (The Metamorphosis notwithstanding). Amusing bits: PM muses over ...more
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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
by Roald Dahl
recommended to Kristine by: Trevor Noah
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I don't understand why this book is marketed towards children, with the Quentin Blake cover, shelved in the young readers' section. Dahl's dedication is to those who are not yet adults but no longer children. It's a odd collection of stories, some ...more
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Salman Rushdie
“I am the sum total of everything that went before me, of all I have been seen done, of everything done-to-me. I am everyone everything whose being-in-the-world affected was affected by mine. I am anything that happens after I'm gone which would not have happened if I had not come.”
Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children

Louise Erdrich
“What happens when you let an unsatisfactory present go on long enough? It becomes your entire history.”
Louise Erdrich, The Plague of Doves

Franz Kafka
“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”
Franz Kafka

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“My book should smell of pines and resound with the hum of insects.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“We pass for what we are.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

152301 2015 Reading Challenge [Closed] — 2463 members — last activity Oct 31, 2017 02:22PM
Our challenge is based of the Popsugar's Reading Challenge for 2015. Each week, the members read the book of their choice in the right category. This ...more
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Dear Readers, As part of my work with UN Women, I have started reading as many books and essays about equality as I can get my hands on. There is so ...more
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