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Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
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“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”
Jack Kerouac
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Twee by Marc Spitz
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I'd been confused about this "movement" for some time - The sometimes lazy, often fearful, hyper-emotional misfits demanding the coddling of their helicoptered childhoods to continue well past sell-by dates, into their collective twenties and thirtie ...more
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The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
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“A clever man commits no minor blunders.”
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Sunday After the War by Henry Miller
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Eminent Hipsters by Donald Fagen
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Donald Fagen is my kind of writer: ironic, sardonic, pissed off, funny, out of place, out of sorts ... Time Out of Mind ...

Expecting something vaguely Lennon-esque, going in (along the lines of In His Own Write, perhaps) ... or alternately (worst-cas
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This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
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Like Arundhati Roy in The God of Small Things, and like Kerouac before them, Tobias Wolff in a way reinvents the language, developing a cadence and certain words and phrasings that become uniquely, identifiably his. None of the deft flow, though, d ...more
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Aleph by Paulo Coelho
Aleph
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I continue to be confounded by the cult of P.C. His dumbing down and sound-biting of spiritual beliefs across various cultures -- his appropriation of these, and regurgitation of defining tenets into (sound)bite-sized pablum and boring, obvious homil ...more
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

Jack Kerouac
“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”
Jack Kerouac

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

Deepak Chopra
“If you’re really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world…you should have faith in yourself.”
Deepak Chopra

James Joyce
“Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road met a nicens little boy named baby tuckoo”
James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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