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Birthdays are of no importance to a rational being. It’s a day like any other on which one has to do one’s work."

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The Minimalist Home by Joshua Becker
"Wow, I hated this book.

Which is not to say it's a bad book. It's well-written in terms of grammar, sentence structure, and the interweaving of anecdotal experience (Becker's own, and others') and advice. It's well-edited and nicely structured. Th..." Read more of this review »
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Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
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Find Your Artistic Voice by Lisa Congdon
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The Rooster Bar by John Grisham
The Rooster Bar
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Just believable enough to be entertaining.
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Spin by Catherine McKenzie
Spin (Spin, #1)
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I enjoyed McKenzie's novel, Arranged, a few years ago and have been wanting to read more ever since. This was okay.
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The Power of Moments by Chip Heath
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Robert A. Heinlein
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
Robert A. Heinlein

Federico García Lorca
“To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.”
Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding and Yerma

Pascal Mercier
“Sometimes, we are afraid of something because we're afraid of something else. ”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

Pascal Mercier
“To live for the moment: it sounds so right and so beautiful. But the more I want to, the less I understand what it means.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

George Eliot
“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life--to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”
George Eliot, Adam Bede

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