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5/12/2017 13:48:40Murray Bookchin - The Modern Crisis, pgs. 1-2ON HOLDcan't verify quoteMost of the "isms" we have inherited from the past--liberalism, socialism, syndicalism, communism, capitalism--are rooted in the crude notion that human beings act almost exclusively from self-interest. This notion unites such widely disparate and immensely influential thinkers as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud, not to speak of a huge bouquet of liberals, socialists, and self-styled "libertarians" (more properly proprietarians, the acolytes of Ayn Rand) in a common vision of human motivation and social behavior. Somewhere in the bowels of the Enlightenment and the Victorian era that followed it, ethical approaches to freedom, self-consciousness, and harmony began to give way to appeals for a "scientific," presumably "materialist," approach to a social reality grounded in egotism and the picture of a self-serving, indeed, avaricious human nature. Even so libertarian a visionary as Mikhail Bakunin, the fiery voice of nineteenth-century anarchism, echoes Marx and many radicals if his day when he militantly declares that "Wealth has always been and still is the indispensable condition for the realization of everything human..." Let there be no mistake that these words are directed simply against any particular body of ideology or dogma. They reflect a widely accepted tendency in ideas that steadily reduced earlier pleas for freedom to "ideological" expressions of (read: apologias for) free trade; pleas for consciousness to "mystified" expressions of class interest; and ideals that called for a harmonious world to attempts to conceal a "historical" need for social discord--whether in the form of swashbuckling competition in the economic sphere or armed conflict in the social sphere.@braunyyyyy
5/12/2017 4:29:04The Fall of the Wall ( https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071XYM63Q/ )ON HOLDpublished <1 yearIn the last two days, more than four million visas for travel to West Germany and West Berlin have been issued at border crossings and police stations. Radio DDR reports West German trains being utilized at 200% capacity, and West Berlin's radio traffic service acknowledges, with resignation, »Pedestrian traffic is at a standstill on Tauentzien Street.« Experts have lost count of how many people have visited the city, whose normal population is 2 million; it could be 500,000 or a million. In the center of the city, traffic has come to a complete halt; the same is true on some subway lines, which are so crowded that people are forced onto the tracks. Lines form everywhere as East Germans wait in front of banks and offices to collect the 100 DM of »welcome money« provided by West Germany to each East German.
It is announced officially that the First District SED Secretary in Perleberg (Schwerin district) has »taken his life as a result of great psychological pressure caused by the political events on November 7.« This is the third suicide of an SED District Secretary in two weeks.
5/14/2017 9:23:57Sum: Forty tales from the afterlivesON HOLD
got another quote from the same book...will add this one a bit later
“So poorly did you know yourself that you were always surprised at how you looked in photographs or how you sounded on voice mail. In this way, much of your existence took place in the eyes, ears, and fingertips of others. And now that you’ve left the Earth, you are stored in scattered heads around the globe. Here in this Purgatory, all the people with whom you’ve ever come in contact are gathered. The scattered bits of you are collected, pooled, and unified. The mirrors are held up in front of you. Without the benefit of filtration, you see yourself clearly for the first time. And that is what finally kills you.”
5/14/2017 9:26:54Brain: The story of youON HOLDpublished <1 year“All the experiences in your life- from single conversations to your broader culture- shape the microscopic details of your brain. Neurally speaking, who you are depends on where you've been. Your brain is a relentless shape-shifter, constantly rewriting its own circuitry- and because your experiences are unique, so are the vast detailed patterns in your neural networks. Because they continue to change your whole life, your identity is a moving target; it never reaches an endpoint.”
5/14/2017 9:27:48The Brain: The Story of YouON HOLDpublished <1 year“How does the biological wetware of the brain give rise to our experience: the sight of emerald green, the taste of cinnamon, the smell of wet soil? What if I told you that the world around you, with its rich colors, textures, sounds, and scents is an illusion, a show put on for you by your brain? If you could perceive reality as it really is, you would be shocked by its colorless, odorless, tasteless silence. Outside your brain, there is just energy and matter. Over millions of years of evolution the human brain has become adept at turning this energy and matter into a rich sensory experience of being in the world.”
5/21/2017 13:15:14Moon Chosen by P.C CastON HOLDpublished <1 yearWho was she? What was she?
Nik had only seen two things before the fire had roared to life. One was the girl’s dirty, grief-twisted face. The second was her eyes. They had glowed amber, blazing across the distance between them, oddly frightening in their familiarity.
She had been a Scratcher. He’d been sure of that when her cries had pulled his attention from the dead woman. Her hair had been dark and matted—her skin the dirty, earthy color of all Scratchers.
But those eyes. Those glowing amber eyes had definitely not been Scratcher.

I read this book online, so you can use this link https://vk.com/doc397768651_439509003?hash=5afbee1ff8341699c6&dl=c4f5ccdb2e252e80ed to download it. The quote is on the first few pages of Chapter 17.
2017-05-08 7:05:00The Dark forestON HOLDcan't verify quoteIf I destroy you, what business is it of yours?
5/15/2017 10:18:27Aldous Huxley: Brave New WorldON HOLD
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"People will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.".
"The optimum population, " said Mustapha Mond, "is modelled on the iceberg -- eight-ninths below the water, one-ninth above.".
Every discovery in pure science is potentially subversive; even science must sometimes be treated as a possible enemy.
It isn't only art that's incompatible with happiness; it's also science.
Shaun Pearce
5/18/2017 12:11:52The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand.ON HOLD
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“Have you felt it too? Have you seen how your best friends love everything about you- except the things that count? And your most important is nothing to them; nothing, not even a sound they can recognize.”
Anwesha Das. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yellow.submarine.10/?hl=en
5/22/2017 5:48:11The Call of CthulhuON HOLD
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The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.@kmonsoor
2017-05-08 20:20:44The FountainheadON HOLD
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“But you see," said Roark quietly, "I have, let’s say, sixty years to live. Most of that time will be spent working. I’ve chosen the work I want to do. If I find no joy in it, then I’m only condemning myself to sixty years of torture. And I can find the joy only if I do my work in the best way possible to me. But the best is a matter of standards—and I set my own standards. I inherit nothing. I stand at the end of no tradition. I may, perhaps, stand at the beginning of one.”
2017-05-08 21:27:26Atlas ShruggedON HOLD
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“Do you know the hallmark of a second rater? It's resentment of another man's achievement. Those touchy mediocrities who sit trembling lest someone's work prove greater than their own - they have no inkling of the loneliness that comes when you reach the top. The loneliness for an equal - for a mind to respect and an achievement to admire. They bare their teeth at you from out of their rat holes,thinking that you take pleasure in letting your brilliance dim them - while you'd give a year of my life to see a flicker of talent anywhere among them. They envy achievement, and their dream of greatness is a world where all men have become their acknowledged inferiors. They don't know that that dream is the infallible proof of mediocrity, because that sort of world is what the man of achievement would not be able to bear. They have no way of knowing what he feels when surrounded by inferiors - hatred? no, not hatred, but boredom - the terrible, hopeless, draining, paralyzing boredom. Of what account are praise and adulation from men whom you don't respect? Have you ever felt the longing for someone you could admire? For something, not to look down at, but up to?"
2017-05-11 3:31:29Anthem by Ayn RandON HOLD
couple of other works by author already in collection
For in the temple of his spirit, each man is alone.Let each man keep his temple untouched and undefiled. Then let him join hands with others if he wishes, but only beyond his holy threshold.
5/9/2017 14:52:5148 leyes del poderON HOLDneed translationUna de las leyes es "Nunca le hagas sombra a tu amo" porqué sino serás despedido, siempre estudia a tu amo y una vez eso puedes buscar la estrategia para dominarlo o tú ocupar su lugar.
5/14/2017 20:36:42骆驼祥子;ISBN: 9787544246279, 7544246272;author:老舍ON HOLDneed translation北平的洋车夫有许多派:年轻力壮,腿脚灵利的,讲究赁漂亮的车,拉“整天儿”,爱什么时候出车与收车都有自由;拉出车来,在固定的“车口”或宅门一放,专等坐快车的主儿;弄好了,也许一下子弄个一块两块的;碰巧了,也许白耗一天,连“车份儿”也没着落,但也不在乎。这一派哥儿们的希望大概有两个:或是拉包车;或是自己买上辆车,有了自己的车,再去拉包月或散座就没大关系了,反正车是自己的。
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5/24/2017 0:31:05
The Passion, by Jeanette Winterson, published in 1987
ON HOLDgot first quote, 2 left“Lovers are not at their best when it matters. Mouths dry up, palms sweat, conversation flags and all the time the heart is threatening to fly from the body once and for all. Lovers have been known to have heart attacks. Lovers drink too much from nervousness and cannot perform. They eat too little and faint during their fervently wished consummation. They do not stroke the favoured cat and their face-paint comes loose. This is not all. Whatever you have set store by, your dress, your dinner, your poetry, will go wrong.

How is it that one day life is orderly and you are content, a little cynical perhaps, but on the whole just so, and then without warning you find the solid floor is a trapdoor and you are now in another place whose geography is uncertain and whose customs are strange?

Travellers at least have a choice. Those who set sail know that things will not be the same as at home. Explorers are prepared. But for us, who travel along the blood vessels, who come to the cities of the interior by chance, there is no preparation. We who were fluent find life is a foreign language. Somewhere between the swamp and the mountains. Somewhere between fear and sex. Somewhere between God and the Devil passion is and the way there is sudden and the way back is worse.”

Dawn T
5/25/2017 17:57:15Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.ON HOLD
title already in collection
“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” @RishiPDave
2017-05-08 14:42:06Isaac Asimov, The Last TrumpON HOLD
got another quote from the same book...will add this one a bit later
“Judged?” said Levine. “Why yes, I imagine we are. We face eternity now. We have no universe left, no outside phenomena, no emotions, no passions. Nothing but ourselves and thought. We face an eternity of introspection, when all throughout history we have never known what to do with ourselves on a rainy Sunday.”
“You sound as though the situation bothers you.”
“It does more than that. The Dantean conceptions of Inferno were childish and unworthy of the Divine imagination: fire and torture. Boredom is much more subtle. The inner torture of a mind unable to escape itself in any way, condemned to fester in its own exuding mental pus for all time, is much more fitting. Oh, yes, my friend, we have been judged, and condemned, too, and this is not Heaven, but hell.”
2017-05-09 16:39:59
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami, 1985
got another quote from the same book...will add this one a bit later
“How can the mind be so imperfect?" she says with a smile.

I look at my hands. Bathed in the moonlight, they seem like statues, proportioned to no purpose.

"It may well be imperfect," I say, "but it leaves traces. And we can follow those traces, like footsteps in the snow."

"Where do the lead?"

"To oneself," I answer. "That's where the mind is. Without the mind, nothing leads anywhere."
5/10/2017 14:39:23Notes from Underground by Fyodor DostoevskyPASSEDused other submission insteadEven if man were nothing but a piano key, even if this were proved to him by
natural science and mathematics, even then he would not become reasonable,
but would purposely do something perverse out of sheer ingratitude, simply to
have his own way ... then, after all, perhaps only by his curse will he attain his
object, that is, really convince himself that he is a man and not a piano key!
If you say that all this, too, can be calculated and tabulated ... then man would
purposely go mad in order to be rid of reason and have his own way.
5/12/2017 11:35:31Sophie's WorldREJECTEDnot direct quoteOne day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.@conorb
5/11/2017 16:32:33Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic CreativityREJECTEDnot direct quoteGalenson’s idea that creativity can be divided into these types—conceptual and experimental—has a number of important implications. For example, we sometimes think of late bloomers as late starters. They don’t realize they’re good at something until they’re 50, so of course they achieve late in life. But that’s not quite right. Cézanne was painting almost as early as Picasso was. We also sometimes think of them as artists who are discovered late. In both cases, the assumption is that the prodigy and the late bloomer are fundamentally the same and that late blooming is simply genius under conditions of market failure. What Galenson’s argument suggests is something else: that late bloomers bloom late because they simply aren’t much good until late in their careers.
2017-05-11 5:29:12A Discovery of WitchesREJECTED
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In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.
5/21/2017 6:48:09it's ok...REJECTEDno quotei love pets...Sajid Sourav
5/23/2017 13:07:27davidson medical bookREJECTEDno quoteكتاب دافدسون
5/24/2017 18:18:07
The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas, 9791022603591, Machado de Assis
not enough context in quote
Marcela loved me for fifteen months and eleven contos, no more, no less.

Marcela amou-me durante quinze meses e onze contos de réis; nada menos.
andré villela
2017-05-09 11:23:52on ChinaREJECTEDno quoteElon Musk
2017-05-08 1:08:351980REJECTEDno quoteamerican
5/7/2017 19:56:55David CopperfieldREJECTED
provided quote doesn't stand on its own very well
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. To begin my life with the beginning of my life, I record that I was born (as I have been informed and believe) on a Friday, at twelve o'clock at night. It was remarked that the clock began to strike, and I began to cry, simultaneously.
5/7/2017 19:46:02Living Energies, by Callum Coates. 1996REJECTEDnot direct quoteCallum Coates spent twenty-three years translating, collating and editing Victor Schauberger's books, articles and letters. The result is this book, Living Energies.
Schauberger's insights into Nature pivoted on the essential characteristics of water as a living and pulsating substance that energises all of life, both organic and inorganic.
With his ground-breaking concepts on energy, biomagnestism and the true function of trees, Schauberger showed how a world that exploited its resources rather than cherishing them was doomed to destroy itself.
5/18/2017 6:18:57scienceREJECTEDno quotesciencescience
5/21/2017 22:29:28122REJECTEDno quote456
5/24/2017 8:06:43`REJECTEDno quoteqwq
5/24/2017 15:02:35الفقه الاسلاميREJECTEDno quotesanssans
5/14/2017 0:16:55Cien años de soledadREJECTEDno quoteCien años de soledad
5/17/2017 9:19:49Madame BovaryREJECTEDno quoteEmman Bovary
5/17/2017 9:20:47Madame BovaryREJECTED
quote lacks context (english: Our class was in session when the head master entered, followed by a new boy, not wearing the school uniform, and a servant of the school carrying a large desk. Those who had been sleepy roused themselves, and everyone rose as if surprised at his studies. )
Nous étions à l'Étude, quand le Proviseur entra, suivi d'un nouveau habillé en bourgeois et d'un garçon de classe qui portait un grand pupitre. Ceux qui dormaient se réveillèrent, et chacun se leva comme surpris dans son travail.
5/25/2017 10:37:47Poesias para NegociosREJECTEDcan't access snippethttps://issuu.com/home/docs/2___edi____o_poesias_para_neg__cios_c97239f2cc4bfc/edit/links
Giacomo Nerone, pseudônimo de Professor Doutor Fernando A. Dal Piero Contribuinte estrangeiro sob nª262334356 Curriculum. http://lattes.cnpq.br/9304143913113811 http://www.degois.pt/visualizador/curriculum.jsp?key=5717625834977847 Canal YOU TUBE http://www.youtube.com/user/profdrdalpiero?feature=mhee Dado e passado no Verão de 2014 na cidade de Barcelona – Espanha.
5/25/2017 10:40:46Mensagens bussiness biological de 2016REJECTEDcan't access snippethttps://issuu.com/home/docs/mensagens_bussiness_biological_para/edit/links
Giacomo Nerone, pseudônimo de Professor Doutor Fernando A. Dal Piero Contribuinte estrangeiro sob nª262334356 Curriculum. http://lattes.cnpq.br/9304143913113811 http://www.degois.pt/visualizador/curriculum.jsp?key=5717625834977847 Canal YOU TUBE http://www.youtube.com/user/profdrdalpiero?feature=mhee Dado e passado no Verão de 2014 na cidade de Barcelona – Espanha.
5/17/2017 1:42:27Abhorsen by Garth Nix
Rahul Kale / Aintnojustice
5/20/2017 6:17:24
Ash Born (Eternity Series, Book 1), by S. R. Crawford, ISBN-10: 1520990693, ISBN-13: 978-1520990699
5/24/2017 14:43:28
A Aliança dos Castelos Ocultos (ISBN: 9788580455465)
5/24/2017 16:53:21memórias póstumas de brás cubas
5/25/2017 22:46:17The Size of the Universe, ISBN: 1-57366-158-9@pyetti
5/26/2017 5:23:03Catch 22John Joseph @jo____hn
5/26/2017 9:19:17The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell@RishiPDave
5/26/2017 15:00:45
5/27/2017 7:25:37Inheritance by Christopher Paolini@jwq1
5/27/2017 7:27:15Brisingr by Christopher Paolini@jwq1
5/27/2017 7:27:53Eldest by Christopher Paolini@jwq1
5/27/2017 7:28:31Eragon by Christopher Paolini@jwq1
5/27/2017 23:22:12
Hora H – de Áries a Câncer (2016), Author Edvaldo Felix Leal, Category: Fiction; Brazilian Literature; Pages 464; Format: 16x23; 1st Ediction; ISBN Book: 9788542807042
It's my book. I'm writter. Felix Leal, Edvaldo: https://www.facebook.com/edvaldo.felixleal
5/31/2017 4:59:00Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
Rahul Kale / Aintnojustice
5/31/2017 7:33:31Small Great ThingsBrindha
5/31/2017 19:17:51Confessions Of A MaskBarış Toker
6/1/2017 7:22:07The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid@justme_bmk
6/1/2017 13:13:52Being Peace - Thich Nhat Hanh, Pg. 40@braunyyyyy
6/2/2017 16:03:39Zen and the art of the motorcycle maintenance
6/5/2017 1:41:40HarryPotterVaniBuddhavarapu
6/5/2017 6:29:08Ringworld by Larry Niven
Rahul Kale / Aintnojustice
6/7/2017 14:25:42
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior - Chogyam Trungpa, Pg. 130-131
6/7/2017 17:27:39Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari@RishiPDave
6/9/2017 3:07:12Letters to a young poettheseptemberkid
6/10/2017 13:08:23Manuscript found in Acra
6/11/2017 8:29:11The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Yedhu Krishnan - https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/37922611-yedhu
6/12/2017 8:35:10
The Prophet [Originally published: 1923] [Author: Kahlil Gibran]
already got this exact quote!
6/14/2017 14:38:47"Necrotech" by K. C. Alexander@RishiPDave
6/15/2017 9:11:12
Title : Maria, entre Tlemcen et Entre-Rios . Author: Michelle Pannetier-Alabert. Year: 2014 https://www.amazon.fr/Maria-Tlemcen-Entre-Rios-Michelle-Pannetier-Alabert/dp/1500609501/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1497523029&sr=8-1&keywords=Maria+entre+Tlemcen+et+Entre-Rios
No thank you
6/16/2017 1:06:55
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
book already in database
6/19/2017 6:19:06Let's Start a Riot by Bruce McCullochON HOLDcan't verify snippet@drgoodandsexy
6/29/2017 7:09:17
Fool's Fate: The Tawny Man Trilogy Book 3, Robin Hobb
ON HOLDrepeat author
6/29/2017 7:09:42
Assassin's Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1), Robin Hobb
ON HOLDrepeat author
6/29/2017 7:11:29
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert
ON HOLDrepeat author
6/29/2017 7:14:05
The Inheritance: And Other Stories, Robin Hobb and Megan Lindholm
ON HOLDcouldn't verify snippet
7/6/2017 7:45:20Shantaram by David Gregory RobertsON HOLD
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7/10/2017 18:58:24
Title - Foundra: The Rift War, ISBN - 151461832X, Author - Emmanuel M Arriaga, Publication Year: 2015
7/13/2017 12:56:40Kafka on the Shore by Haruki MurakamiON HOLD
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7/17/2017 2:16:34Wildwitch Wildfirw
7/21/2017 2:13:18Into the Wild - Jon Krauker
7/26/2017 6:41:20Ruth Reichl "Comfort Me With Apples"Tiina
7/26/2017 6:41:45Neil Gaiman "Anansi Boys"Tiina
7/26/2017 6:42:13Neil Gaiman "Neverwhere"Tiina
7/30/2017 23:57:48
EAT LIKE YOU CARE An Examination of the Morality of Eating Animals Gary L. Francione Anna Charlton EXEMPLA PRESS 2013 ISBN: 978-0-9896167-0-6
7/31/2017 0:43:13
Jeremy Rifkin, Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture 1993 ISBN-10: 0452269520 ISBN-13: 978-0452269521
7/31/2017 1:44:35
The AnimalStudies Group, Killing Animals (University of Illinois Press, 2006) • ISBN-10: 0252072901 • ISBN-13: 978-0252072901
7/31/2017 1:51:14
Making A Killing: The Political Economy of Animal Rights 2007 Bob Torres ISBN-1 39781904859673
8/1/2017 5:28:21
Shaun Greenhalgh - A Forger's Tale: Confessions of the Bolton Forger
8/2/2017 11:05:48automotive enginiaringmohd
8/10/2017 23:19:27
PlayStation 2 for Dummies by Dan Amrich / ISBN 0-7645-0833-4
Marcus (@sentreh)
8/12/2017 20:57:56
Tom Clancy's The Division: New York Collapse // Alex Irvine // ISBN 978-1-4521-4827-4
Marcus (@sentreh)
8/12/2017 21:22:33
Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac: Turning The American Dream Into A Nightmare // Oonagh Mcdonald // 978-1-78093-523-2 // 2013 (Paperback)
Marcus (@sentreh)
8/23/2017 9:12:56
Why Things Break: Understanding the World By the Way It Comes Apart, by Mark Eberhart, Crown/Archetype, 2007, ISBN: 0307422690
Nathan Bierma @nbierma
8/23/2017 9:13:12
Autumn: A Spiritual Biography of the Season, edited by Gary Schmidt & Susan M. Felch, SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2005, ISBN: 1594731187
Nathan Bierma @nbierma
9/2/2017 1:15:15Empire Falls by Richard Russo 2002David Ross
9/2/2017 21:36:59I Am No One You Know by Joyce Carol Oates 2005David Ross
9/2/2017 21:40:18Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters 2006
David Ross (jayspa65@gmail.com)
9/2/2017 21:42:31The Assassins' Gate by George Packer 2006
David Ross (jayspa65@gmail.com)
9/2/2017 21:46:12Geek Love by Katherine Dunn 2002
David Ross(jayspa65@gmail.com)
9/2/2017 21:52:48The Picture Of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 1891
David Ross (jayspa65@gmail.com)
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