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On the Road

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

There are some books you read quickly because they are good and you are enjoying them: that was The Long Song… 661 more words

American Literature

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Love and learning are similar, in that they can never be wasted.

I could have been a lab girl. Except that I imagined my ‘lab’ would be the ocean.

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Other Books

Read Them Together: Paired Book Reading for Global Literature

Read Them Together: Paired Book Reading for Global Literature

by Jongsun Wee and Barbara A. Lehman

Abstract:  The need for global literature is growing as the society rapidly becomes more diverse. 4,954 more words


J.D. Salinger

I have so much I want to tell you, and nowhere to begin. —  J.D. Salinger, Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction… 8 more words


Robert Penn Warren

While out of Time, Timelessness brims
Like oil on black water, to coil out and spread
On the time that seems past and the time that may come, 24 more words


Ralph Waldo Emerson

We fly to beauty as an asylum from the terrors of finite nature. – Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The conduct of life… 6 more words


Lemony Snicket

Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don’t always like.  — Lemony Snicket, … 11 more words