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Karen is on page 342 of 892 of Shadow Country: ...the biting swarms, the leeches and squat moccasins, opening white mouths like deathly blossoms, the coral snakes, the Florida diamondbacks, greatest of all rattlesnakes, whispering across the dry leaves on the hammocks.
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A Time to Keep Silence by Patrick Leigh Fermor
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A Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
"I may sound naive, but I will admit that I was shocked at just how ignorantly a bunch of educated doctors could treat a group of Asian immigrants to this country. In credible. And I am very glad to see that someone took the time to document this,..." Read more of this review »
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Trail of Tears by John Ehle
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Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
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A reliably entertaining series...but I think I've been getting diminishing returns from it since Crazy Rich Asians.

In the case of this book, it may not be the author's fault. I read this against the backdrop of American politics in 2017 and that put
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Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers
"Bringing a child into the world has got to be a life changing thing, especially in the world we inhabit these days. This lovely picture book is written for the author's baby son, introducing him to this planet we all call home. The art is lovely a..." Read more of this review »
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Alone by Michael Korda
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The War to End All Wars by Edward M. Coffman
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Haruki Murakami
“It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.”
Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

Toni Morrison
“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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Benjamin Franklin
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”
Benjamin Franklin

Bertrand Russell
“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell

Chuck Palahniuk
“It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

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