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The Dean's December
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The Dean's December by Saul Bellow
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The Appointment by Herta Müller
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This was a difficult one to get through. I went and wavered back and forth, in and out of comprehension, much like the narrative itself - and internally kept telling myself, "Nah. What's the point?"

The point is, though, there is no "point". Accept th
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The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
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The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
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Almost perfect... And almost startlingly, a book about me , from start to finish - I found myself in every character.

Hilarious, sad, poignant, insightfully detailed... Lovingly bitter (and bitterly loving), disconcerting picaresques around the dying
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Atonement by Ian McEwan
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Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart
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For every stretch of Gary Shteyngart trying too hard, with unfunny JOKES! and the grotesque and/or one-dimensional creatures littering nearly every page... There were laugh out loud bits, and tender evocations and longings which actually (and direc ...more
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Scum by Isaac Bashevis Singer
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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I went in a little bit unconvinced here... Admittedly put off at first by the casual, street corner 'latino' voice ("Players: never never never f*ck with a bitch named Awilda", readers of all stripes and gender are warned), and the overarching theme ...more
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Ellington Boulevard by Adam Langer
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science

Saul Bellow
“Anyone who wants to govern the country, has to entertain it.”
Saul Bellow, Ravelstein

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“A clever man commits no minor blunders.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

T.S. Eliot
“Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.”
T.S. Eliot, The Sacred Wood

James Salter
“Sometimes you are aware when your great moments are happening, and sometimes they rise from the past. Perhaps it's the same with people.”
James Salter, Burning the Days: Recollection

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