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[31 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 214 views | by ]
Lolita – Vladmir Nabokov

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Lolita (1955)
Foreword

Introductory note by the character “John Ray, Jr., Ph.D.”

“Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male”, such were the two titles under which the writer of the present note received the strange pages it preambulates. Humbert Humbert, their author, had died in legal captivity, of coronary thrombosis, on November 16, 1952, a few days before his trial was scheduled to start.

Its author’s bizarre cognomen is his own invention; and, of course, this mask — through which two hypnotic eyes seem to glow — had to remain unlifted in …

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[26 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 210 views | by ]
The ten thousand hour theory

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The latest book from Malcolm Gladwell has caused quite some buzz in the media. He has outlined thought provoking ideas and this book needs serious attention.
His book is called Outliers. This book outlines some important points such as:
1: The place of your birth can determine, whether you are successful or not.
2: Becoming a successful person in a field takes ten thousand hours of work.
3: These two points are important and talent should be neglected and forgotten for good.

Big names and great work record
Let’s look at some people who applied …

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[13 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 8,298 views | by ]
Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Dog Days

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is a realistic fiction novel written by American author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney, the fourth book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. It was released on October 12, 2009 in the USA and Tuesday, October 13, 2009 in Canada. The cover mainly depicts Greg with a beach towel and an empty ice cream cone, looking down at the ice cream (on the ground).

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[11 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 5,276 views | by ]
Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid : The Last Straw

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw is a novel written by American author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney, the third book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. The book acts as a journal and follows the adventures of Greg Heffley, the narrator of the book, who is in the second half of his seventh grade year. Despite the title, it is not the final book in the series.

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[6 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 3,904 views | by ]
Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Rodrick Rules

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules is a realistic fiction novel written by American author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney, the second book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, and is preceded by Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The narrator of the book isGreg Heffley, and it reads like a journal. This book is being made into a movie as the sequel for the film. The cover mainly depicts Rodrick shoving Greg.

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[4 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 3,871 views | by ]
Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (also known as Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal or Diary of a Wimpy Kid: A Novel in Cartoons) is a realistic fiction novel written by American author Jeff Kinney. It is the first book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kidseries, being released on April 1, 2007.

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[31 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 950 views | by ]
Audrey Niffenegger – The Time Traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveler’s Wife is the debut novel by American author Audrey Niffenegger, published in 2003. It is a love story about a man with a genetic disorder that causes him to time travel unpredictably, and about his wife, an artist, who has to cope with his frequent absences and dangerous experiences. Niffenegger, frustrated in love when she began the work, wrote the story as a metaphor for her failed relationships. The tale’s central relationship came to her suddenly and subsequently supplied the novel’s title.

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[19 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 366 views | by ]
Elizabeth Gilbert – Eat, Pray, Love

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert. The memoir chronicles the author’s trip around the world after her divorce and what she discovered during her travels. The book remained on the New York Times Best Seller list for 187 weeks.

Download Elizabeth Gilbert – Eat, Pray, Love and enjoy! 🙂

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[15 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 543 views | by ]
Sarah Palin – Going Rogue: An American Life

Going Rogue: An American Life is a personal and political memoir by Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican candidate for U.S. Vice President. The book was co-authored by Lynn Vincent, a conservative ghost writer.

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[14 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 613 views | by ]
William P Young – The Shack

The Shack is a Christian novel by Canadian author William P. Young, a former office manager and hotel night clerk, published in 2007. The novel was self-published but became a USA Today bestseller, having sold 1 million copies as of June 8, 2008. It was the #1 Paperback trade fiction seller on the New York Times best sellers list from June 2008 to early 2010.

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