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Rabih Alameddine

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Rabih Alameddine is a Lebanese-American painter and writer.
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The History of the Siege of Lisbon
Jose Saramago - Sep 01, 1998 (first published in 1989)
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"If proofreaders were given their freedom and did not have their hands and feet tied by a mass of prohibitions more binding than the penal code, they would soon transform the face of the world, establish the kingdom of universal happiness, giving drink to the thirsty, food to the famished, peace to those who live in turmoil, joy to the sorrowful .....
Rabih Alameddine
Jan 09, 2021
@itsjuanlove Brilliant book.      source
The War with the Newts
Karel Capek - Dec 20, 2014 (first published in 1936)
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War with the Newts, also translated as War with the Salamanders, is a 1936 satirical science fiction novel by Czech author Karel Capek. It concerns the discovery in the Pacific of a sea-dwelling race, an intelligent breed of newts, who are initially enslaved and exploited. They acquire human knowledge and rebel, leading to a global war for supremac...
Rabih Alameddine
Nov 16, 2020
I love this book.      source
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The Book of Disquiet
Fernando Pessoa - Dec 31, 2002 (first published in 1982)
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Fernando Pessoa was many writers in one. He attributed his prolific writings to a wide range of alternate selves, each of which had a distinct biography, ideology. and horoscope. When he died in 1935, Pessoa left behind a trunk filled with unfinished and unpublished writings, among which were the remarkable pages that make up his posthumous masterp...
Rabih Alameddine
Oct 29, 2020
@vebahood Possibly my favorite book ever!      source