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Kabul in Winter by Ann Jones
"I have been in Afghanistan for nearly a year now and I have not read a book that summed up this country's challenges as well as this one (the only thing that keeps it from 5 stars are some totally gratuitous and unnecessary political shots). It is..." Read more of this review »
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Joyland by Stephen King
“When you're twenty-one, life is a roadmap. It's only when you get to be twenty-five or so that you begin to suspect that you've been looking at the map upside down, and not until you're forty are you entirely sure. By the time you're sixty, take it from me, you're fucking lost.”
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Afghanistan, Where God Only Comes To Weep by Siba Shakib
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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
“We live as we dream--alone....”
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Virginia Woolf
“Second hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.”
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Virginia Woolf
“Never pretend that the things you haven't got are not worth having.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Two: 1920-1924

Joseph Conrad
“We live as we dream--alone....”
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Jim Morrison
“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”
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Stephen King
“When you're twenty-one, life is a roadmap. It's only when you get to be twenty-five or so that you begin to suspect that you've been looking at the map upside down, and not until you're forty are you entirely sure. By the time you're sixty, take it from me, you're fucking lost.”
Stephen King, Joyland

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