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Book Review: So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

‘We were creating a world where the smartest way to survive is to be bland…’

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Book Review: The Subtle Knife

‘Every little increase in human freedom has been fought over ferociously between those who want us to know more and be wiser and stronger, and those who want us to obey and be humble and submit…’

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Book Review: The Sandman

“Nothing had a more deadly effect on Clara than tedium…”

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Book Review: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

“You have to demand respect in this world, ain’t nobody just gonna hand it to you…”

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Book Review: Swallows and Amazons

‘The island had come to seem one of those places seen from the train that belong to a life in which we shall never take part…’

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Book Review: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

“Happiness might now be bought for a penny, and carried in the waistcoat-pocket; portable ecstasies might be had corked up in a pint-bottle; and peace of mind could be sent down by the mail…”

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Book Review: Junk

“It was a love story. Me, Gemma, and junk…”

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Book Review: Candide

“Let us cultivate our garden…”

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Book Review: Oroonoko

“A man of wit could not be a knave or villain…”

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Book Review: Good Wives

“You can go through the world with your elbows out and your nose in the air, and call it independence, if you like. That’s not my way…”

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