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DD has always been my favorite Marvel hero; dark and disturbed like Batman but waaaay more psychotic! After all, he is blind, you know!
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I just bought this today! I went into Cambridge (Massachusetts) and, of course headed straight to the Harvard Book Store! They have an amazing history section and this one jumped right out at me.
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I've read and re-read this book a couple of times! Its THE best biography of Emily Dickenson, who is the love of my life (yeah yeah, I know she's been dead for 130 years...)
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I rarely read anything that's not about early 19th Century, but, on a whim, I bought this recent biography about Andrew Carnegie;philanthropist, steel king and robber baron.
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This is, quite simply, one of the best books I have read recently! It gives a great account of life in 19th Century Concord, Massachusetts and the anti-slavery activity that went on there from the 1830's through the end of the Civil War.
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Henry David Thoreau
“Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.”
Henry David Thoreau

George Harrison
“It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.”
George Harrison

Walt Whitman
“Resist much, obey little.”
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Bob Dylan
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