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"So good to dip into this while I'm having lunch:)" Aug 15, 2020 06:29AM

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L.M. Montgomery
“Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
L.M. Montgomery

Thea Astley
“The more you try to be interested in other people, the more you find out about yourself.”
Thea Astley

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
“And on the subject of burning books: I want to congratulate librarians, not famous for their physical strength or their powerful political connections or their great wealth, who, all over this country, have staunchly resisted anti-democratic bullies who have tried to remove certain books from their shelves, and have refused to reveal to thought police the names of persons who have checked out those titles.

So the America I loved still exists, if not in the White House or the Supreme Court or the Senate or the House of Representatives or the media. The America I love still exists at the front desks of our public libraries.”
Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country

Ray Bradbury
“You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
Ray Bradbury

Zola Reading Plan (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: My reading plan for the Rougon Macquart Series
Lisa's Reading Plans & Reading Challenge Progress (Biographies & Memoirs)
9 chapters   —   updated Jul 09, 2011 07:56PM
Description: This isn't a book, though perhaps it's a memoir of my reading. I wanted somewhere on GR to record my too-ambitious reading plans, my progress in achieving them and how they go awry! BTW I don't count audio books, short stories or children's books towards my 75 books for the purposes of the 75 Books in a Year Challenge. GR also counts an unfinished book towards the reading challenge goal if you give it a rating, so this is an attempt to keep the record straight.
Read the Nobels (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 12, 2011 03:17PM
Description: This is a record of my reading of Nobel Prize for Literature authors. There are links to online reviews if I've done one: some I wrote directly onto the Read the Nobels blog at and there is a link from there to the ones I've written on my own blog.
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