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East of Eden
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck
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AmyG
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck
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-East of Eden
- Jeffrey Eugenides
- Erin Brockovich
- Elvis Costello
- Estimated Prophet -Grateful Dead

@CBee #ManicMonday Letter E

monalyisha Love Elvis Costello! 🤩 3w
CBee YES! I‘m so excited because all of your Dead song choices are on the playlist and I can listen to more of it. I‘m a bit horrified to say that I only know like two Dead songs 😳 3w
AmyG @CBee 2 are better than zero. And there are so many dead songs. Hoping I find one for each letter. 3w
AmyG @monalyisha 👊🏻 3w
CBee @AmyG I‘ve been compiling the playlist for the past few days, and gosh there are so many Dead songs! I bet anything you‘ll find one for each letter….. 3w
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Leftcoastzen
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#ManicMonday #LetterE
📚East of Eden
🖋George Eliot
📽Empire of the Sun 📺Ellen
🎸Elvis Costello
🎤Everybody Hurts R.E.M. Eton Rifles The Jam

CBee Thanks for playing 😊😊 3w
TrishB Great song choices 👍🏻 3w
vivastory So many great E choices from REM! 3w
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Leftcoastzen @vivastory they do have some good E choices! 3w
AmyG Elvis was my choice too.👊🏻 3w
Leftcoastzen @AmyG yay ,other Elvis !👊 3w
Liz_M I ❤ EoE and EotS!!!! 3w
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DebinHawaii
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#BookMoods #600 #600PlusPages

Being a restless & moody reader, #chunksters are not my favorites but I do have several books with #600+Pages that I‘ve read. The Harry Potter books more than once even. The last 600+ page book I read was the tagged, for a #buddyread

Susanita GMTA 😀 4mo
DebinHawaii @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks For some reason, and it kind of pains me to say it, I liked the book. 🤦🏻‍♀️🤣🤣🤣 The movie not so much! 4mo
Eggs Well done 👍🏼 4mo
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Read.Riot
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I love when my books arrive well read + notes. It‘s nice to see other perspectives. I‘m rereading East of Eden so I can discuss it with an old university friend. She‘s an editor, and I‘m a historian. This should be fun!

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SheReadsAndWrites
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On a road trip with The Hubby. I finished my Masters program so we are headed to my graduation. 👩🏻‍🎓🙌🏼 This has been a wonderful part of the drive so far...

AmyK1 Congratulations! 1y
mrp27 Congrats!! (edited) 1y
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Kelly326
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I forgot to post my July #bookspinbingo. I only got 1 bingo, but read through my whole library stack and almost my summer book club books. All set to do it again with a list of new books!

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EadieB
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Day 15 - #adventrecommends

Another one of my favorite classic books!

CoffeeNBooks Such a great book! John Steinbeck is one of my favorite authors! 4y
Amiable Great pick! 4y
CuriousG One if my all time favourites!! I remember reading it in the car as a 14 year old when our family was on a road trip across Canada. Thought I would hate it because my mom recommended it (teenage cliche, I was 🤣) - more than 20 years later and I've read it at least 10 times and own 3 copies 4y
CuriousG Excellent #adventrecommends pick! 4y
Andrew65 Not read this Steinbeck yet. 4y
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Nbrandolini
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

I loved this book!

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MusingsOnMidlife
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This beautiful beast arrived today! Can‘t wait to dive in 😍

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

You are one of the rare people who can separate your observation from your preconception. You see what is, where most people see what they expect.

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

[He] fell right into the oldest conviction in the world-- that the girl you are in love with can't possibly be anything but true and honest.

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

What freedom men and women could have, were they not constantly tricked and trapped and enslaved and tortured by their sexuality! The only drawback in that freedom is that without it one would not be a human. One would be a monster.

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

Perhaps the best conversationalist in the world is the man who helps others to talk.

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

I wonder how many people I have looked at all my life and never really seen.

Cathythoughts Far too many ( for me anyway ) 5y
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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

Sometimes, a lie is told in kindness. I don't believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agony of a lie is never lost.

Cathythoughts The truth takes courage. An Irish Song writer , Noel Brazil ( I think you would like him ) wrote “ the truth is going to save our lives “ (edited) 5y
GoneFishing @Cathythoughts thanks for the suggestion. I‘ll have to check out Noel. 5y
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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

You can boast about anything if it's all you have. Maybe the less you have, the more you are required to boast.

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

The church and the whorehouse arrived in the Far West simultaneously. And each would have been horrified to think it was a different facet of the same thing. But surely they were both intended to accomplish the same thing: the singing, the devotion, the poetry of the churches took a man out of his bleakness for a time, and so did the brothels.

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

Time interval is a strange and contradictory matter in the mind. It would be reasonable to suppose that a routine time or an eventless time would seem interminable. It should be so, but it is not. It is the dull eventless times that have no duration whatever. A time splashed with interest, wounded with tragedy, crevassed with joy - that's the time that seems long in the memory. And this is right when you think about it...

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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

...underneath their topmost layers of frailty men want to be good and loved. Indeed, most of their vices are attempted shortcuts to love...We have only 1 story. All novels, all poetry, are built on the neverending contest in ourselves of good and evil. And it occurs to me that evil must constantly respawn, while good, while virtue is immortal. Vice has always a new fresh young face, while virtue is venerable as nothing else in the world is.

batsy I think I prefer Simone Weil's version https://twitter.com/thebookslut/status/930843427658522631 5y
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GoneFishing
East of Eden | J. Steinbeck

There are no ugly questions except those clothed in condescension.

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CharissaWeaksAuthor
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This has been on my TBR for a long time and it's $1.99 ebook, so... Bought.

TheBookStacker Enjoy! It's so good! 5y
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