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No Longer Human by Osamu Dazai

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“I thought, “As long as  can make them laugh, it doesn’t matter how, I’ll be all right. If I succeed in that, the human beings probably won’t mind it too much if I remain outside their lives. The one thing I must avoid is becoming offensive in their eyes: I shall be nothing, the wind, the sky.” 

Watership Down

“All the world will be your enemy, Prince with a Thousand Enemies, and whenever they catch you, they will kill you. But first they must catch you, digger, listener, runner, prince with the swift warning. Be cunning and full of… Continue Reading →

How-To Catch a Falling Star

“A philosopher once asked, “Are we human because we gaze at the stars, or do we gaze at them because we are human?” Pointless, really…”Do the stars gaze back?” Now, that’s a question.” ― Neil Gaiman, Stardust Stardust is a… Continue Reading →

The Satanic Verses

“Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.” ― Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses Honoring Banned Books Week, I decided to write a review of The Satanic Verses…. Continue Reading →

How- To Be a Sophisticated Psychopath

“I’m into, oh murders and executions mostly. It depends.” ― Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis is a brutal satire of the American upper class in New York in 1980’s. Anti-hero Patrick Bateman is the main character… Continue Reading →

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