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Memoirs of A Geisha

    In this literary tour de force, novelist Arthur Golden enters a remote and shimmering exotic world. For the protagonist of this peerlessly observant first novel is Sayuri, one of Japan’s most celebrated geisha, a woman who is both a performer and courtesan, slave and goddess. We follow Sayuri from her childhood in an impoverished fishing village, where in …

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

  One of the 20th century’s enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world, and the ultimate achievement of a Nobel Prize winning career. The novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the family. It is a rich and brilliant …

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Love in a Torn Land

    In this incredible true love story, bestselling author Jean Sasson shares Joanna al-Askari’s personal journey of fear and fortitude through a Baghdad childhood and life as a Kurdish freedom fighter during the Iran-Iraq War. Inspiring and unforgettable, Love in a Torn Land shares Joanna’s passionate and unflagging determination to survive and fight—for love, life, and the freedom of her beloved …

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The Alchemist

    “At that moment it seemed to him that time stood still and the soul of the world surged within him. When he looked into her dark eyes and saw that her lips were poised between a laugh and silence, he learned the most important part of the language that all the world spoke. The language that everyone on …

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Tuesday’s with Morrie

  “We’ve got a sort of brainwashing going on in our country, Morrie sighed. Do you know how they brainwash people? They repeat something over and over. And that’s what we do in this country. Owning things is good. More money is good. More property is good. More commercialism is good. More is good. More is good. We repeat it–and …

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The Secret

Reviewed by Sana Aqtash   I was introduced to the “The Secret” by a colleague of mine; he highly recommended the book and said he used its lessons to achieve his goals. Although I am not a reader, but my curiosity got the best of me and I went and bought a copy right away. To my surprise I couldn’t …

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A Million Little Pieces

By Mira Khatib   Many of you have probably heard about “A Million Little Pieces”; James Frey, so called non-fiction memories as a 23 year old young man, destroying his mind and body to an intense addiction on drugs and alcohol. After hearing about it from Oprah herself I had to go and get my own copy and find out …

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