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Marginalia

Marginalia

Joined October 2015

"Pardon the egg salad stains, but I'm in love."
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The Second Sex | Simone de Beauvoir, Constance Borde, Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
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Repost from Litsy user @Lauren -- "This is it, Simone" ?

SGJ Wonderful. 4y
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Brave New World | Aldous Huxley
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"If I had a heart I could love you" -- thanks @thesaurusrex for this epic find!

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Wuthering Heights | Emily Bront
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"I am tired of ducking around another's words. I will be wat I want." Take that, Heathcliff (found by @carlomaria)

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DON'T LET KANT FOOL YOU! (thanks, @seaznsgreetings)

todd Indeed, we Kant let that happen! 4y
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The Great Gatsby | Francis Scott Fitzgerald
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"You are great to me." (thanks @haveyouhrd!)

todd @Krissa: I think you'll like this acct, if you're not following it already 👍🏼 4y
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Six flattened skittles found inside our old favorite, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. We think the reader must have liked it. (thanks forgottenbookmark!)

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The Queen of the Night | Alexander Chee
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Not quite marginalia, but we're digging the versatility of the @outofprint library card notebooks. Nice work, @lollypopzoo! (autographs of Margaret Atwood, Laurie Halse Anderson, Sarah Wendell, Alexander Chee, and more)

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Giovanni's Room | James Baldwin
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Another Giovanni's Room find! Thanks, Raluca!

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Le Corbusier/to Live With the Light | Maurice Besset, Le Corbusier
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"They need great women." Found in an Airbnb rental, thanks @ericameryl!

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The Lives of Animals | J. M. Coetzee
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perhaps a bit harsh. (thanks for the find @feeohnaemily)

todd Yikes, would love to know the motivation for this note. 4y
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"Sylvia, You were a young poet writing at random, straining at particles of light. And like the rest of us, found yourself in the dark." (courtesy of @bekconn) #sylviaplath

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"To Angie, To a beautiful you at 22. Love, Kevin" (thanks @emilywritesstuff)

todd The world would be a better place with more marginalia like this. 4y
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"Must be read in the voice of Robin Williams from Dead Poet's Society." (found by @wtynot)

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Giovanni's Room | James Baldwin
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No reader forgets where he or she was the first time they finished Giovanni's Room. This reader is no exception: "On Bart in West Oakland / Moving. 4/25/86 5:14 PM."

todd I may have to adopt this tradition 4y
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On the Road | Jack Kerouac
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"For Joe, on Christmas 1978. This is the only book I know that moves as incessantly as you...with affection, Dwight / PS I couldn't find a Star Wars game." (courtesy of Joe Holmes)

Angela_AVT I wonder if he meant With Affectation... Or rather With Affection. With Affectation would be funny. 4y
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