S. Patton Anderson

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Location: London, UK
Birthday: 18 Jan


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Simplify by Joshua Becker
Simplify by Joshua Becker
A great book to start with if you're considering a minimalist lifestyle. Contains practical tips and philosophical principles in a clean readable style--not surprisingly, form follows function here.
Reality Hunger: A Manifesto by David Shields
Reality Hunger: A Manifesto by David Shields
31 of 37 people found the following review helpful
Prior to its release, Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, by David Shields, created a quiet storm among writers and readers. The book has garnered high praise from high-profile writers like JM Coetzee, Geoff Dyer, Jonathan Lethem and Lydia Davis. The quote from American writer Ben Marcus: `Reality Hunger is thoughtful, provocative, and querulous, and I hope it helps to start a much-needed conversation.'

For those of you who have been paying attention, it already has.

Reality Hunger is made up of some 582 aphorisms, mini-essays, provocative statements and quotations--most of them from sources other than Shields himself. Using both his own words and the words of others, he… Read more

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