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All The Light We Cannot See By Anthony Doerr

1. Childhood Before the War Marie-Laure lives in Paris with her father, a locksmith for the Museum of Natural History. She goes blind because of cataracts, and he helps her cope with blindness by buying her Jules Verne adventure novels written in Braille and by building her a wooden replica of their neighborhood so she… Read more All The Light We Cannot See By Anthony Doerr

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Between The World And Me By Ta-Nehisi Coates Summary

“This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.” In the one hundred fifty years since the end of the Civil War and the ratificiation of the Thirteenth Amendment, the story of race and America has remained a brutally… Read more Between The World And Me By Ta-Nehisi Coates Summary

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Lord Of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien Summary

When the eccentric hobbit Bilbo Baggins leaves his home in the Shire, he gives his greatest treasure to his heir Frodo: a magic ring that makes its wearer invisible. Because of the difficulty Bilbo has in giving the ring away, his friend the wizard Gandalf the Grey suspects that the ring is more than it… Read more Lord Of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien Summary

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Summary

Brave New World opens in London, nearly six hundred years in the future (“After Ford”). Human life has been almost entirely industrialized — controlled by a few people at the top of a World State. The first scene, offering a tour of a lab where human beings are created and conditioned according to the society’s strict… Read more Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Summary