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Patricia and I went to a book festival and attended a panel by the editors and some of the essayists associated with this book. They were sold out of the actual book though, so I had to borrow it from the library, and since it's a hot new item, I onl ...more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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Many have already reviewed this book, and I don't have much to add. Most of it was great, and it can't be overstated how bad the ending is. I listened to it on audiobook, and the reader thought he needed to do offensive accent impressions for anyone ...more
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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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Really 4.5 stars. Very interesting to think about WWII from different perspectives than those I've traditionally read, namely that of a teenager recruited into the Nazi military and a French family displaced by the war. A timely reminder that war is ...more
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Caitlin Moran
“I’m neither ‘pro-women’ nor ‘anti-men’. I’m just ‘Thumbs up for the six billion”
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Caitlin Moran
“A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life-raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination. On a cold rainy island, they are the only sheltered public spaces where you are not a consumer, but a citizen instead”
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Caitlin Moran
“I cannot understand anti-abortion arguments that centre on the sanctity of life. As a species we've fairly comprehensively demonstrated that we don't believe in the sanctity of life. The shrugging acceptance of war, famine, epidemic, pain and life-long poverty shows us that, whatever we tell ourselves, we've made only the most feeble of efforts to really treat human life as sacred.”
Caitlin Moran, How to Be a Woman

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