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Daniel Handler
“A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.”
Daniel Handler

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

John Steinbeck
“Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.”
John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck
“For how can one know color in perpetual green, and what good is warmth without cold to give it sweetness?”
John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

James Baldwin
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”
James Baldwin

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Forum for spirited and convivial discussion of fiction from around the world, with particular though not exclusive focus on 20th and 21st century fict ...more
109617 Diversity in All Forms! — 1935 members — last activity Jan 30, 2023 02:18PM
This book club will engage participants on a variety of culturally relevant topics that have included (but are not limited to): ethnicity/race, countr ...more
100590 The Thomas Mann Group — 234 members — last activity Aug 12, 2020 09:04PM
Members of Kindred Spirits and other interested GR members read the works of Thomas Mann. Our next scheduled read is The Magic Mountain, taking plac ...more
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Anyone who appreciates good, solid Steinbeck writing is encouraged to join. I would love to meet more people who love his writing and want to talk abo ...more
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