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another favorite. such an inspiration.
I think everyone should have this book as a reference to use as a guide when faces with questions about someone elses life choices and what got them there, before judgement occurs. 20 Greatest Memoirs of Mental Illness
Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986, a "messenger to mankind," through his struggle to come to terms with "his own personal experience of total humiliation and of the utter contempt for humanity shown in Hitler's death camps", as well as his "practical work in the cause of peace", Wiesel had delivered a powerful message "of peace, atonement and human dignity" to humanity.
The Book Thief / Johannes Cabal the Necromancer
The Book Thief - (This book is one of my newer favorites. It is incredible; he uses language in ways I had never before conceived of. It is perhaps an unconventional read, but it has taken its place among my favorite books of all time- as it has among all those to whom I've recommended it).
the book lover [Artist Unknown] posted by Alexis Orloff via flickr. Reader, Young Man, Book Stack, Parrot. Vintage Illustration.