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SET 43/15 – BOOKCLUB

Every book you read may not save your life – but some of them will.

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DAY 1

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I posted this quote earlier this year. I just love it. It says so much.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 3

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DAY 4

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Back to the classics. The best thing I did this year was empty my apartment. Minimalism instead of materialism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 5

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‘Salt Sugar Fat’ (Michael Moss, 2014) is a journey into the highly secretive world of the processed food giants. Book and audiobook available on iTunes

 

You can hear an interview here interview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 6

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This also happened this year. Well, I know what I’ll be reading to Sam. Teaching boys how to be men.

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAST DAY

And to wrap up this first edition of Bookclub: Bukowski.

Style is the answer to everything.

A fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing

To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it

To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art

Bullfighting can be an art

Boxing can be an art

Loving can be an art

Opening a can of sardines can be an art

Not many have style

Not many can keep style

I have seen dogs with more style than men,

although not many dogs have style.

Cats have it with abundance.

When Hemingway put his brains to the wall with a shotgun,

that was style.

Or sometimes people give you style

Joan of Arc had style

John the Baptist

Jesus

Socrates

Caesar

García Lorca.

I have met men in jail with style.

I have met more men in jail with style than men out of jail.

Style is the difference, a way of doing, a way of being done.

Six herons standing quietly in a pool of water,

or you, naked, walking out of the bathroom without seeing me.

Charles Bukowski