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The Brothers Karamazov: The Most “Quotable” Novel Ever

“Above all, do not lie to yourself. A man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point where he does not discern any truth either in himself or anywhere around him, and thus falls

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Middlemarch: a Study of the Best English Novel Ever Written

“..for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden

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The Master and Margarita, or the Genius of Mikhail Bulgakov’s Soviet Magical Realism

During the beginning of self-isolation, I went on a book buying binge. After all, there probably will never be a better time to read all the great works I’ve always been meaning to read. When I was looking at book …

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Self-Isolation Literature Part II: Books I Read During the Great Lockdown of 2020

Books I picked up during the months I spent self-isolating. Part of a series called Isolation Literature, where I share my thoughts on various works of literature to entertain you during your time at home. In Part I, I talk

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Author Spotlight: John Steinbeck, The Great American Realist

“A book is like a man—clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and

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Self-Isolation Literature

Books You’ve Been Meaning to Pick Up… That You Should Finally Get Around to During Quarantine

Self-isolation sucks for most of us. I get. Your daily office routine has been replaced by patchy