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"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. "
— Anna Quindlen
from "Enough Bookshelves," New York Times, 7 August 1991
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Title: A Confederacy of Dunces
By: John Kennedy Toole
This book made laugh so hard that I literally cried. Ignatius J. Reilly is one of the most colorfully hilarious characters I have ever come across. This is the best tour through the French Quarter that I could ever possibly take, without actually going there, especially with a paradoxically intelligent ... [Read more]
Posted by Jean Poole on June 3, 2009
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