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"Finished the first book: Fifth Business. Really loved the first half of it, but the second half dragged a bit. I look forward to seeing what Davies does with the story in the following two books." Jun 28, 2018 10:11AM

 
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
"I've put off reading this book for years because I had a sense it would beat me up. After trudging through nearly 100 pages, things finally picked up, and...well, it was a lot of things. I kept imagining a potluck: Cormac McCarthy brings the viole..." Read more of this review »
There There by Tommy Orange
"How could I give this prosaic tapestry of cultural politics any fewer than 5 stars?

"She told me the world was made of stories, nothing else, just stories, and stories about stories."

That's exactly what There There consists of: the abridged life ti..." Read more of this review »
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“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
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“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
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“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.”
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“Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
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“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.”
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