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A Little Life
A Little Life: A Novel | Hanya Yanagihara
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTSHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEBrace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest places fiction has ever traveled and yet somehow improbably breaks through into the light. Truly an amazementand a great gift for its readers. When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success, and pride.Yet their greatest challenge, each comes to realize, is Jude himself, by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood, and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that hell not only be unable to overcomebut that will define his life forever. In rich and resplendent prose, Yanagihara has fashioned a tragic and transcendent hymn to brotherly love, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark examination of the tyranny of memory and the limits of human endurance.From the Hardcover edition.
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Feenruiz
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IamIamIam
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A sweeping epic of secrets, shame, love and friendship. Your heart will be torn out and served to you on a silver platter so be prepared. The moral of this story: conquer your demons with those you love before they eat you alive.

CBee I‘d also say that after your heart is torn out and you think it *might* mend a little, it gets torn out again, stomped on and smooshed, THEN put on a platter. I read this like two years ago and I STILL think about it 💔 2w
TrishB Agree with all that! 2w
squirrelbrain Great review! I keep wondering about a re-read but not sure if I could take it…. 2w
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IamIamIam @CBee Haha, that's much more accurate!!! 2w
Reggie @CBee Lolol 2w
CBee @Reggie amirite or amirite? 😂 2w
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IamIamIam
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@squirrelbrain You were absolutely right... I made it to THAT part and I don't even want to keep reading anymore... I'm destroyed right now and I have to walk into work not knowing if my coworker made it as far as I did!!!

Stick a fork in me... Yanagihara has cooked me like a Thanksgiving turkey...

squirrelbrain Oh you poor thing! I hope your co-worker *has* got to the same part, so you can at least cry and wail together… 2w
IamIamIam @squirrelbrain Haha, I asked her and she's a little bit behind me and begged me to tell her! Lol, I said no way! 2w
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IamIamIam
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I want to dig a hole, crawl in, and finish this book. Then I want to fill in that hole and just live there for a while so I can reset... 😮‍💨😮‍💨😮‍💨

IamIamIam @squirrelbrain I'm just at Thanksgiving after the amputation... All I want to do is cry and find a therapist of my own!!!! 2w
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IamIamIam
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Holy moly... 55% through this and gut punch after gut punch has made me scared to keep going... this is easily one of the most difficult books I've ever read...

squirrelbrain Be warned - it gets worse… 😭. It is *such* a difficult book, but also one of my favourites of all time. 2w
IamIamIam @squirrelbrain My coworker is a bit farther than I am and said she just had to put it down because she was so disturbed. I just got past the beginning of the Brother Luke story and I was completely nauseated. I needed a breather after that... I'm a horror fan and this is easily one of the more horrifying fiction books I've read. 2w
TrishB Same as @squirrelbrain - so hard, but an amazing read. 2w
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IamIamIam @TrishB I can see this being a story that really haunts you for a long time. 2w
AmyG And yet, with so much horror and pain….I found there to be great beauty, love in this story. 2w
IamIamIam @AmyG Their friendships and dedication to one another and to Jude is absolutely amazing!!! 2w
squirrelbrain You‘ll know when you get to ‘that‘ part…it is utterly devastating, even more than the rest of the book…. 2w
IamIamIam @squirrelbrain Oh Jesus Christmas... 😮‍💨😮‍💨 2w
Reggie I literally cried as I read the last 200 pages of this book. I liked the book very much and Im glad I read it but would never recommend it. 2w
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IamIamIam
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So much on my plate & my coworker just asked me to read this with her because she's never read a book this long! I'm a default support system for readers, I guess!!!

AmyG It is amazing. But a painful read. 1mo
Oryx That's a book that needs a support buddy for sure 1mo
kathedron Oh gosh, this has been on my TBR for ages! 1mo
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IamIamIam @kathedron Mine too!! My coworker asked if it was too fluffy for me and I said as long as there's no swooning, I'm fine. 😆 It's just been talked about for so long and I haven't gotten to it! 1mo
rwmg ? Good grief. If your coworker thinks "A Little Life" is fluffy, what would he/she consider strong meat? 1mo
IamIamIam @rwmg LOL, I don't typically read book clubby books or books that's on the bestseller lists by choice. I lean towards the road less traveled so since this was so popular, she thought I might not be into it. She hasn't heard of most of the books I read so that's what she meant. 😆 1mo
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Deblovestoread
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📚 Tagged, Lord of the Rings, Lessons in Chemistry
🖋 Lehane, Dennis
🎞 Last Christmas 📺 Lark Rise to Candleford, Leverage, The Librarians
🎤 Linkin Park, John Lennon
🎶 Learning to Fly (Pink Floyd) Love on the Brain (Rihanna) Lightening Crashes (Live) Life in a Northern Town
(Dream Academy) Losing my Religion (REM) Love of my Life (Queen)

#ManicMonday

Tagging everyone because I love seeing ALL the answers!

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Mitch
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Oh my goodness - live on stage! Not sure my emotions could cope with that! 😪

https://www.bam.org/a-little-life?alttemplate=MobileEventFestival17&utm_source=l...

MoonWitch94 😱😱😱😱😱😱 1mo
Reggie Oof. 1mo
rwmg Does the ticket include a box of tissues? 1mo
TheLudicReader How in the heck are they going to accomplish adapting that book? Not that I would go because the longer that book sits with me, the less I like it. 1mo
Mitch @TheLudicReader I know, right! 1mo
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BookNerd9906
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I read this book on vacation, It‘s been on my TBR shelf forever. I didn‘t realize it was going to be a heart-breaking, gut-wrenching, ugly cry kind of book (or I might have saved it for when I was home). I cried on the plane, I cried on the ferry, I cried on the beach. It is simultaneously the saddest and most beautifully written book I‘ve ever read. I don‘t know what to read next, I feel as though I‘m ruined for all other books.

Cortg OMG! I can‘t imagine reading this on vacay. The emotions this book takes on is incredible! One of my all time faves for sure. 2mo
AmyG Sounds about right! 2mo
rwmg Certain books should come with a health warning: best not read in public 2mo
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simplycourtney
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1 of 2 books I‘m currently reading. What are you reading? Also who are some of your favorite accounts to follow?

CBee This book was incredible but absolutely heartbreaking 💔 My suggestions on who to follow here: @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Megabooks @Cinfhen @Chrissyreadit @sprainedbrain @swishandflick @TrishB @RaeLovesToRead @BarbaraBB @vivastory (to name a few 😂) 3mo
simplycourtney @CBee thank you 💚. I followed all. They have beautiful accounts 😍 3mo
sprainedbrain Oh this book destroyed me, but in that special way a really good one can. ❤️ 3mo
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simplycourtney @sprainedbrain those are the good ones 💚 3mo
vivastory Thanks for the shout-out @CBee 👏 I haven't read A Little Life, but People in the Trees had always stuck with me 3mo
Cinfhen Thanks for suggesting me @CBee and hi @simplycourtney 😊This book destroyed me too!!! I‘m still slightly traumatized 😅 3mo
CBee @sprainedbrain perfect way to describe it! 3mo
CBee @vivastory I‘d eventually like to read that one. I‘ve hesitated to get her new one just because ALL totally wrecked me 💔💔 3mo
Megabooks Thanks for the shoutout @CBee 😁😁 I read both A Little Life and To Paradise this year, but I preferred 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @CBee thank you!! ❤️❤️ 3mo
simplycourtney @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks thank you so much 💚 following all of them now 3mo
TheSpineView @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks for the tag! 3mo
TheSpineView Welcome to Litsy! 3mo
simplycourtney @TheSpineView thank you 😊 I‘ve had an account for awhile but I‘ve never really made connections on this platform or posted consistently. I‘m hoping to start changing that. 3mo
LiseWorks Welcome! 3mo
Chrissyreadit Thanks for the tag @CBee ❤️ and glad to see you here @simplycourtney ! Follow @LitsyEvents for some fun activities and events you can join in on. 3mo
rubyslippersreads @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks What a lovely compliment! Thank you. 😘 3mo
Cupcake12 Thanks for thinking of me @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️Welcome to Litsy xx 3mo
BooksNBowls Ive been wanting to read this since I saw the reactions on TikTok! Thanks lady! You‘re pretty amazing yourself! 😍 3mo
BarbaraBB Thanks for thinking of me @CBee 🤍, nice to meet you @simplycourtney, love your bio! 3mo
Soubhiville I really loved this book. Didn‘t care for To Paradise, and haven‘t read People in the Trees yet but definitely want to. 📚📚📚 3mo
StayCurious Welcome welcome! 3mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🥳📚💗 @simplycourtney !!! 3mo
Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you💛 3mo
bthegood thanks for thinking of me @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks - glad you are here @simplycourtney - I also follow @LitsyEvents for monthly happenings - 3mo
Andrew65 Thanks for the mention 😍 3mo
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Maggie4483
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Asking for recs because I need some catharsis. What is the last book that wrecked you? That gutted you and broke you and that you couldn‘t put down? That stayed with you long after you finished?
Im tired of living in my own loneliness and with my own demons…I need to escape into someone else‘s.
(I‘d also be interested in tv show/movie recs in this same vein).
TIA.

BarbaraBB A lot less dramatic than A Little Life but the last book that made me cry (and laugh) was 3mo
Maggie4483 @BarbaraBB thank you! I‘ve got that one on my list (I‘ve been stalking y‘all‘s Camp Litsy posts and was definitely sold on that one 🙂). 3mo
BarbaraBB That is good to know, next year zo participate in #CampLitsy! 3mo
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Maggie4483 @BarbaraBB I really wanted to this year, too, but it just wasn't a good time for me. Hopefully next year I'll have my s*** together a little more and can join in. 3mo
BarbaraBB I hope so. Wishing you the best 🤍 3mo
HeathHof Might fit that bill 🤔 Or maybe The Hearts Invisible Furies by John Boyne. I hope things start going your way soon 🙏 ✨️ 💛 3mo
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Deblovestoread
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Yes, many! Tagged book probably gave me the longest lasting book hangover.

Best: Monday and Tuesday off work. Worst: Going to work this morning and facing the piles from 4 days off.

#WondrousWednesday

Wanna play? @Ann_Reads @Suet624 @MaureenMc

CBee ALL was brutal. I sat there crying for a little while after I finished it 💔 3mo
JenReadsAlot I picked that book too! 3mo
Ann_Reads Thanks for the tag. 🙂 3mo
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rwmg
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I want to read this one soon! 3mo
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JenReadsAlot
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This book destroyed me, but remains an all-time favorite!
#alphabetgame #LetterL @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m going to read this soon! 4mo
rwmg Snap 😁 3mo
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Bklover
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This letter is easy. Brutal but it‘s been quite a while since I read it and I still miss the characters.
#alphabetgame
#letterL

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m going to read this soon! 4mo
Bklover @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Misty I had to read it in parts. It broke my heart a hundred times but I still miss the guys in this book. ❤️ 3mo
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TheLudicReader
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Mehso-so

I have thoughts, but it‘s going to take a while to process them. I understand why this book is divisive…but it is also a masterclass in so many ways.

Lindy When I read this, I had to wrap the cover in paper because I couldn‘t bear to keep looking at that photo. But I did enjoy the book… well, “enjoy” is not quite the right word for such tragedy. It was the friendship between the four men that affected me most. 4mo
ShelleyBooksie This one sounds deep 4mo
CBee I am still not over this book and I read it two years ago 😭 💔 4mo
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BeccaR
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What a book! I didn't realise it had so many pages when I ordered it! This book does not feel like you are reading 720 pages, I didn't want it to end and sobbed my way through the last 20 pages. At times difficult to read due to subject matter but incredible the same right from page one. What characters, what complexity. A book that has left me with a gap now it's ended.

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TheLudicReader
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Dog sitting and finishing up this brick.

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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I‘ve been wanting to read these chunksters for a while. I know they are completely different, but would anyone want to do a very low key buddy read? Just a few chapters at a time! 📚

Happy Monday!!

BookwormAHN I would for Fire and Blood 🐉 4mo
persephone1408 I would also do fire and blood. I have it already 4mo
DivineDiana I‘m interested in A Little Life. It‘s been sitting on my #TBR shelves for too long! 😔 4mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @BookwormAHN @persephone1408 @DivineDiana I‘ll repost tomorrow to see if anyone else is interested! 💛 4mo
TheRiehlDeal I second Fire & Blood. I have it on my shelf. 4mo
PageShifter I second Fire & Blood as well 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @DivineDiana you want to do this one when I finish Fire and Blood? 4mo
DivineDiana Sure! Maybe closer to the time, there might be a few more interested! In the mean time, I will find my copy! It‘s buried in the stacks! 😂 4mo
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cheesemoi
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…and crushed the last 400 pages in 3 days!
What I liked: thematically… unique. Such a brutal and riotous excursion into trauma and what it does to a person. Rich characters and BEAUTIFUL descriptions of love in all its forms.
Less so: intermittently waffles between dreadfully shocking and dreadfully tedious. It‘s more character than plot, and the times between these dreadful ones were masterful, but often extremed too much for me :/

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peacegypsy
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This compelling read is hard to read and hard to put down, simultaneously. I‘m so glad I read it. It gave me a distinct understanding of what pride I must take in my little life. That is a very optimistic read on this painful look at humanity.

Maria514626 Great review! 🌸 5mo
peacegypsy @Maria514626 Thank you! 5mo
TheLudicReader I am currently reading this. So far, so good. 5mo
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cheesemoi
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400pp in and I think I‘m gonna take a break. It‘s so masterfully crafted— the construction of themes is top-tier— but the themes are constructed in a way to either fill you with dread or completely gut you. It‘s less “setup-and-payoff” and more “setup-and-floor you.” My sister has read the book before so it‘s fun to commiserate with her about it. Definitely gonna put something lighter info the mix!

rwmg There were definitely times I was thinking "Give the poor guy a break, can't you?" 5mo
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Kappadeemom
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1. Tagged book ~ I don‘t read a lot of literary fiction, especially if it‘s real heavy or sad, but this book is my favorite of all time.
2.🔪😱☠️🕵️‍♂️👮‍♀️🍿
3. I love puzzles and figuring things out
4. The cover! @MoonWitch94 #ThoughtfulThursday

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Lesliereadsalot
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Her two books have taken my breath away. This one is another masterpiece. It follows four young men, roommates, as they age. 700 pages but I couldn‘t put it down. I laughed, I cried, I sat here stunned when I finished it. This book, along with To Paradise, is truly unforgettable.

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anushareflects
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Finally picked up this intimidating read! As everyone said, it certainly is tragic. I felt helpless reading this. Wonderful characters, beautifully written. Full review www.anushareflects.com

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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Probably the biggest chunkster I own! I‘m not into books with that many pages!

#600pages
#BookMoods

Eggs 🤎💛🤎 6mo
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peacegypsy
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Finally getting around to this chunkster. 😊

CBee Be prepared, it‘s a tough one but worth the read ♥️💔 6mo
KristiAhlers As ridiculous as it sounds I‘ve been afraid to read this one. 🤷‍♀️ but it gets such good reviews 6mo
emmaturi I read it earlier this year, it was really hard and there are loads of trigger warnings. 6mo
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squirrelbrain
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Thanks for the tag @RaeLovesToRead 😘

1. If we could call Jude the main character in A Little Life, then Willem, JB and Malcolm are *the* best supporting characters.

2. I prefer a strong supporting character.

If you want to play… you‘re tagged! 😁

#two4tuesday

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 6mo
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Yossarian
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Anyone think@these two know each other?

Caroline2 I hate that little life cover so much. It really makes me cringe. 8mo
Alfoster My Dark Vanessa was heartbreaking to read! Is Little Life the same? Not sure I could deal with so much pain right now! 8mo
Suzze @Alfoster A Little Life is heart wrenching. 8mo
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squirrelbrain @Alfoster - IMO A Little Life is far worse than My Dark Vanessa. 😭 8mo
squirrelbrain @Caroline2 - it looks like they‘ve changed the UK cover to this version…I saw it in Waterstones the other day and heard a staff member saying it had been changed recently. I hate it too. 8mo
BarbaraBB I hate that A Little Life cover too. And yes, they seem to know eachother but it‘s no fun relationship 😉 8mo
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michelle.basile
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My SIL warned me that I‘d be crying by the end of this book, she‘s probably right 🤷🏻‍♀️

Got my favourite girl with me to help me read the first few chapters.
#alittlelife #hanyayanagihara #puppy

DogMomIrene I cried at the end, but I remember at least a few spots in the middle that had me in tears too. Have tissue throughout would be my advice🤧 8mo
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beenbee
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When your child dies, you feel what you‘d expect. All that's written about mourning is the same. It's all the same for a reason. The sensations are always the same. But this is what noone says- when it's your child, a part of you, a very tiny part of you, feels relief. At last, the moment you have been expecting, dreading, preparing for since the day you became a parent, has come.
It's arrived. Here it is.
And after that, you have nothing to fear.

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beenbee
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“Life is so sad. It's so sad, and yet we all do it.”

Dana.o Woah. 8mo
beenbee @Dana.o right?! 8mo
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beenbee
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These are two quotes I really liked.

“Fairness is for happy people, for people who have been lucky enough to have lived a life defined more by certainties than by ambiguities.
Right and wrong, however, are for—well, not unhappy people, maybe, but scarred people; scared people.”

“But what was happiness but an extravagance, an impossible state to maintain, partly because it was so difficult to articulate?”

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beenbee
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“Wasn‘t friendship its own miracle, the finding of another person who made the entire lonely world seem somehow less lonely?”

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beenbee
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“Things get broken, and sometimes they get repaired, and in most cases, you realize that no matter what gets damaged, life rearranges itself to compensate for your loss, sometimes wonderfully.”

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AmyG
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#tarottakeover Oh, this isn‘t a happy card. Heartbreak and betrayal. I‘ve been reading my tarot books. Sorrow.

This book was all about sorrow and heartbreak.
@ErinSueMreads

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AlisBookNookCorner
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⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Maybe the saddest book I have ever read.
My full review can be found on my blog: https://suspensebookreviews.home.blog/2022/03/05/a-little-life-by-hanya-yanagiha...

Kappadeemom But so good 💔 8mo
AmyG ❤️‍🩹❤️🙌🏻 8mo
Coleen_Nieto Yes! I'm so glad I read it but never want to experience that again. 8mo
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mcctrish
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I‘m self medicating now that I‘m finished this book. I‘m not sure I will ever recover 😭😭😭😭

Becker I‘ll never forget my experience of reading this book. It‘s a very difficult read but it‘s worth it. 9mo
readordierachel I still haven't recovered 💔 9mo
mcctrish @Becker yesterday when I was finishing it I was SOBBING and I had to keep stopping. I thought I am never going to get through this. What an absolute insane level of writing power 🤯 9mo
mcctrish @readordierachel my brain keeps cycling back over parts I read ages ago so I expect I will be the same 😢 9mo
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JELEIGH
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Hands down the most impactful book that I have read in a very long time, if not ever. Trust me and don‘t let tragedy scare you away from reading this one, there is a lot of beauty, love, and hope in “a Little Life”, too.

“And so I try to be kind to everything I see, and in everything I see, I see him”

TrishB Great review, it had a big impact on me too! 9mo
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mcctrish
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Still plugging along with this, reading in the sun makes it easier

nikirtehsuxlol It was a slog for me but I finally finished it. She‘s a talented writer (edited) 9mo
Trashcanman I hear it's depressing,is that true? 9mo
mcctrish @nikirtehsuxlol there have been moments I haven‘t wanted to pick it up and I always read before bed and I can‘t read this then otherwise it haunts my dreams and wakes me up. It is so well written and a powerful story 9mo
mcctrish @Trashcanman it is but it‘s beautiful too. It‘s absolutely exhausting to process. There are times when I‘m “I have to get back to it and see what is happening” & then it‘s “I can‘t bear this now, no more !” For me, I have to commit for a stretch of reading. It flips voices and perspectives, seemingly without notice, it drops crumbs of story, stringing you along ( you think you know how it‘s going to go) & then will drop a bomb of greater truth 🤯 9mo
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My favourite passage from A Little Life

Branwen YES. ❤❤❤ 9mo
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mcctrish
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I can‘t read this before bed anymore, I wake up in the night trying to process it. I‘m reading a bit on my planning time at the end of the day. Also a mistake because I am almost in tears

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I can never find the right time to read this… 9mo
mcctrish @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m thinking being at a beach resort would be a good choice 9mo
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Noveldrama
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🖤got myself a copy of a little life.
To reread

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squirrelbrain
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Fascinating article in the Guardian / Observer newspaper(in the UK) today.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/feb/27/the-best-tv-series-never-made-scri...

I‘d love to see the stage play….

MicheleinPhilly I‘m glad that she is sticking to her guns as far as not agreeing to anything she doesn‘t have full approval on. 9mo
sprainedbrain Good for her! If they can‘t do the book justice, they shouldn‘t adapt it. 9mo
TrishB Thanks Helen 👍🏻 good to hear. 9mo
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AmyG Thanks for tagging me. It would break my heart to see it be made i to something she didn‘t approve of. 9mo
emmaturi If they ever made a tv show of this book, I would find it difficult to watch. It was hard enough to read it. 9mo
Suet624 @emmaturi same here. 9mo
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