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#1. But there are other faculty here on campus who are not disposed to see notable scholarship ignored; and let it be known that, in the darkened, blood-strewn caverns of our offices, we are hewing our textbooks and keyboards into spears. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#2. And as if she had opened a hidden door, I felt the patterned surface break and give way, and the words let me in. I still loved opening a book and feeling like I was physically entering the page, the ordinary world fizzing and blurring around the edges until it disappeared. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#3. The reading and writing of fiction both requires and instills empathy - the insertion of oneself into the life of another. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#4. One theory here: the deanery is annoyed with our requests for parity and, weary of waiting for us to retire, has decided to kill us. Let the academic year begin! - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#5. A drowning person doesn't rescue herself. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#6. Sociology has gone the way of poli-sci and econ, now firmly in the clutches of rabid number crunchers who have abandoned or forgotten the link between their abstruse theoretical musings and the presence of human beings on the planet's surface; - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#7. I haven't published a novel in six years; instead, I fill my departmental hours casting words of praise into the bureaucratic abyss. On multiple occasions, serving on awards committees, I was actually required to write LORs to myself. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#8. Maybe the things she loved most weren't meant to be permanent. Maybe the fact that they existed was enough. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#9. We can't stick together if we're going to different places," CeeCee said. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#10. Thanks to Lawrence Jacobs, world's most enthusiastic and supportive spouse, who read the first draft of this book and said, I'm glad we have different last names. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#11. Suffice it to say that the LOR has usurped the place of my own work, now adorned with cobwebs and dust in a remote corner of my office. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#12. Sometimes when the year grinds to its end and the new term begins I feel I'm living the life of a fruit fly - the endless ephemeral cycle, each new semester a "fresh start" that leads to the same moribund conclusions. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#13. I love to sleep. My astrological sign is the sloth. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#14. and we both know how beautiful the book will be, how clearly it will speak to something within us - some previously unarticulated thought or reflection that, once recognized, we will never want to be without again. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#15. I had just wanted to be part of a story; I wanted to be a person who had a story to tell. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#16. Depression is an illness, and no fault of the person who suffers from it - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#17. There is something absent in me, I thought. Something incomplete. Even my mother couldn't describe me. There was something empty in me that in other people was full. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#18. Unknown meaning, I thought. That was me. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#19. Boredom is why God invented books. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#20. Now in my middle fifties, an irrelevant codger, I find it discomfiting to see this generation dancing to the music of apocalypse and carrying their psychic burdens in front of them like infants in arms. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#21. Fitger behaves like more of an ass than he actually is. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#22. Young would-be novelists and poets believe that art is eternal. Au contraire: we are in the business of ephemera, the era of floating islands of trash, and most of the things we feel deeply and inscribe on the page will disappear. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#23. Talking to a therapist, I thought, was like taking your clothes off and then taking your skin off, and then having the other person say, Would you mind opening up your rib cage so that we can start? - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#24. I wish him episodes of glorious, sun-washed tedium and a loss of innocence he will contemplate for the rest of his life. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#25. To me, a recently read novel was like a miniature planet: only a few hours earlier I had been breathing its air and living contentedly among its people - and now I was expected to pronounce a judgement about its worth? - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#26. We argued for weeks about the existence and then the location of a particular semicolon, - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#27. My mother says that some books are good no matter when you read them, and some are good at a particular moment; they come into your life at just the right time. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#28. Believing in books is a lot like believing in God. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#29. Opening a book in the middle of a chapter always made me feel like I was interrupting a group of strangers, wandering unannounced into their villages and apartments and taxis and slums. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#30. I found the project to be a bit quiet (that is, dull), which may have led to the manuscript's current confabulation - a pseudo autobiography in which the speaker portrays herself as a fifteen-year-old girl/cheetah amalgam. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#31. By the way, I'm not usually attracted to danger," I said. "Up until now I've led a pretty boring life."

"Boredom is good!" Dr. Rasman looked pleased. "Boredom is why God invented books. Are you still in your book club? - Author: Julie Schumacher
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#32. Do you want to stand here talking about the car, or are you going to get in it?" CeeCee asked. I was the person with horrible red hair and a mound of pink crust surrounding a diamond in her ear. I was at risk, and I had just made out with a girl in a bathroom. I got into the car. - Author: Julie Schumacher
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