Factober

Michael Lewis has the amazing ability to take complex formulas and concepts and turn them into page-turners.

Posted 5 months ago

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My mood, as I identify with each of my heroes, resembles what I used to fee

My mood, as I identify with each of my heroes, resembles what I used to feel when I played alone as a child. Like all children, I liked to play make-believe, to put myself in someone else's place and imagine dream worlds in which I was a soldier, a famous
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New York is at once cosmopolitan and parochial, a compendium of sentimental

New York is at once cosmopolitan and parochial, a compendium of sentimental certainties. It is in fact the most sentimental of the world's great cities - in its self-congratulation a kind of San Francisco of the East
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How can I pretend that nothing happened?

How can I pretend that nothing happened?
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Your life is the people who fill it," Mel says. "And nothing's good without

Your life is the people who fill it," Mel says. "And nothing's good without them.
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Nothing can be attained until all supports other than those of the pure Sou

Nothing can be attained until all supports other than those of the pure Soul have been eliminated.
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Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professi

Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man. For my own part, there is no seducing me from the path.
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The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggl

The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.
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You can tell it any way you want, he said, you can be I or he or she or we

You can tell it any way you want, he said, you can be I or he or she or we or they or you and you won't be lying, though you might be telling two stories at once.
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I am convinced that an immense number of people who have children should no

I am convinced that an immense number of people who have children should not have them, and do not particularly want them, except as "symbols" of family life. What they want are ideal children, not real ones; and as soon as the real ones show no intention
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Anything is possible. Anything can be.

Anything is possible. Anything can be.
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More than the attraction - like a magnetic pull - between us, more than the

More than the attraction - like a magnetic pull - between us, more than the tiny nagging voice that said he wouldn't hesitate to drink my blood and what then? Did he give me any reason to trust him? As far as a reason not to trust him, this was a reason,
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Until one nation ceases its attempts to dominate another, there will never

Until one nation ceases its attempts to dominate another, there will never be true freedom. Until one religion relinquishes its quest to prove its god superior to that of another, there shall never be world peace. We will never truly prosper or experience
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