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At the Strangers' Gate by Adam Gopnik
" Has anyone read this book? Should I keep on going? I am bored with it. I tried reading it last year and abandoned it, and I am trying again but I want ...more "
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The Element by Ken Robinson
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The beginning made me cry. This book is about hope & honoring your inner gifts. It is an ok good. It's not real a self-help book, but a bunch of vignettes squeezed together. It could have been better written.
“ Elizabeth Gilbert's fame as a soul searcher is immortalized in her bestselling spiritual quest memoir, Eat, Pray, Love. Researching that book took her around the world from Italy to India to Bali, but this writer and journalist knows that ...” Read more of this interview »
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Janet Fitch
“You've got to let go of who you were, to become who you will be.”
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“Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.”
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“Always learn poems by heart. They have to become the marrow in your bones. Like fluoride in the water, they'll make your soul impervious to the world's soft decay.”
Janet Fitch, White Oleander

Helen Fielding
“It struck me as pretty ridiculous to be called Mr. Darcy and to stand on your own looking snooty at a party. It's like being called Heathcliff and insisting on spending the entire evening in the garden, shouting "Cathy" and banging your head against a tree.”
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“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
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