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#1. Dress you? I'd rather undress you. We don't belong together. But you belong to me. I want you not as you might be. I want you as you are. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#2. Alice Munro is not only revered, she is cherished, her stories handled lovingly, turned over and over, gazed at and studied and breathed in with something approaching awe. She has never, over the years, written the way any of her contemporaries have. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#3. In my stunted career as a scholar, I'd read promissory notes, papal bulls and guidelines for Inquisitorial interrogation. Dante, too. Boccaccio ... But after 1400? Nihil. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#4. The night was mossy and hot... - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#5. One really understands testicles after reading 'The Family Jewels,' and one is gratified. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#6. I spend a lot, a lot, a lot of time on the Web. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#7. I grew up reading books about heroic collies. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#8. The honeysuckle was everywhere the day the letter arrived, like heat. Wild roses bloomed in hedges of tendrils and perfume. There were fat bees, dirigible bees, plump and miniature. It was a sweet, tangled morning, and the sun rose, leisurely, in a spectacular blush. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#9. If having an imagination means imagining all the things you don't have - imagining, in fact, the impossibility of your own happiness - is an imagination a good thing? - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#10. Most of her feelings she deemed insubstantial and she sent them packing with barely a nod of recognition. But her feelings for her daughter she recognized as inevitable, irresistable, and she reveled in them. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#11. Life is full of surprises. Why is that always surprising? - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#12. As Manhattan came into view, she experienced what she always felt on approaching the city from JFK; a mixture of excitement and calm, a sense of totality; of perfect, living, vibrant, chaotic peace. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#13. Stewardesses were a joke to many of us coming of age in the liberated Sixties. They were no joke in the women's movement that liberated us, however. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#14. There are no moral lectures in 'Lookaway, Lookaway;' there aren't even any lessons. But there is passion. It is a work that hides its craft but never its beauty, that is ambitious but never pretentious, that does not sacrifice nuance for power or power for nuance. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#15. 'Use Me' is a wonderfully satisfying book. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#16. A tenth of Dostoyevsky is plenty for a seventh grader, I think. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#17. All these years I've had a story in my mind, the story about us that never really existed. And because of that story, I've kept you framed up on the wall in a little box of nostalgic moonlight. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#18. Everyone who moves to New York City has a book or movie or song that epitomizes the place for them. For me, it's 'The Cricket in Times Square', written by George Selden and illustrated by Garth Williams. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#19. Lines of gulls standing on glassy blue patches of wet sand. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#20. I was one of those children they used to call 'readers.' - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#21. Women are in positions of power the most radical of activists could only dream of in 1960. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#22. Whatever you do, good or bad, sorry or not, you get punished, darling. Life kicks you in the balls. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#23. I do not go out to dinner or to the movies with the neighbors, as I do with my friends. I don't make dates with them. I don't have to. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#24. A letter ... changes utterly the moment it slips inside an envelope. It stops being mine. It becomes yours. What I mean is gone. What you understand is all that remains. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#25. Anyone who has read a Trollope novel knows that women did not have to wait until 1960 to feel trapped. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#26. It was not that the woman boasted. Quite the opposite. She was modest to a fault, the fault being she insinuated her modesty, deftly, into almost any conversation, proclaiming her insignificance and ignorance, thereby assuring a correction. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#27. ...bottle green Jaguar. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#28. Female Chauvinist Pigs is smart, alarming, and extremely funny. With nuance and humor, Levy has written both a convincing expos of sex and desire in contemporary America and an important cultural history. I'm giving a copy to my mother. And my sons. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#29. Michael Chabon has long moved easily between the playful, heartfelt realism of novels like 'The Mysteries of Pittsburgh' and 'Wonder Boys' and his playful, heartfelt, more fantastical novels like 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' and 'The Yiddish Policemen's Union.' - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#30. Elinor Lipman tweets like a nightingale with an eagle eye. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#31. an unbroken line of unrelated people - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#32. 'Emma' is my favorite Jane Austen novel - one of my favorite novels period; a novel about intelligence outsmarting itself, about a complicated, nuanced, irresistible heroine who does everything wrong. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#33. Butterfield Blues Band, Vanilla Fudge... - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#34. Love letters lack taste. No restraint: falling off cliffs, going up in flames. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#35. One of my favorite passages in 'Leaves of Grass,' that breathless, exuberant poem so rich and full of innocence and joy and generosity and compassion, is 'Mannahatta.' - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#36. No, it's like you get an idea in your head ... no, it's more like you get and idea in your heart. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#37. In 'Pictures from an Institution,' Randall Jarrell was able to transcend the academic novel by simply ignoring it, writing a comedy with no plot at all beyond his own pleasure in language and humanity itself. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#38. Biffi said it was more American on an air force base in Crete than it was in Times Square. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#39. They ate and picked sand from their chicken in the pink light. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#40. But Fin would always be a bit of a romantic, at least when it came to books. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#41. I love my bed. It is larger than a desk and better designed to hold books and papers. It is softer than a desk and better designed for naps. It is the center of all good things. And day or night, everyone knows where to find me. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#42. I've been fortunate in that I never actually read any Jane Austen until I was thirty, thus sparing myself several decades of the unhappiness of having no new Jane Austen novels to read. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#43. Nathaniel Rich wrote 'Odds Against Tomorrow' well before Hurricane Sandy and its surge crashed onto the isle of Manhattan, well before the streets were flooded and the subways drowned, only the Goldman Sachs building sparkling above the darkened avenues. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#44. The garden stretched out in a soft drift, colors jumbled any way, an unmade bed of red and yellow and pink. Then came the trees. Apple, plum, and the Japanese black pine. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#45. If you spend all your time reading books that you only pretend to understand, year after year, there isn't much room for anything else. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#46. For women, World War II had offered an opportunity, and often the necessity, to get out of the house to work. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#47. Good TV is not just TV about good behavior. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#48. 'Blue Nights' is a story of loss: simple, wrenching, inconsolable loss. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#49. 'What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal' was thrilling in its light, deceptive tone, its subtle but irresistible momentum. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#50. I do all my shopping on the Web. I do much of my research online. I have a blog, too. It is definitely a distraction. It is definitely a blessing. What blessing isn't a distraction, though? - Author: Cathleen Schine
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