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Sarah Silverman

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Sarah Kate Silverman is an American stand-up comedian, actress, singer, and writer. Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism, politics, and religion, sometimes having her comic character endorse them in a satirical or deadpan fashion.
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When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron - Jun 07, 2016 (first published in 1996)
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Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library. How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when w...
Sarah Silverman
Mar 27, 2020
@ggreenwald This book saved me ten years ago. I still go back to it     source
Holocaust and Human Behavior
Facing History and Ourselves - Aug 29, 2017
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Holocaust and Human Behavior leads students through an examination of the history of the Holocaust, while fostering their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement. By focusing on the choices of individuals who experienced this history--through primary sources, eyewitness testimonies, personal reflections, poetry...
Sarah Silverman
Aug 13, 2016
Not that u asked but these r probably the 3 books that shaped me the most (plus The Giving Tree)     source
The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein - Mar 01, 2004 (first published in 1964)
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"Once there was a tree . . . and she loved a little boy." So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk . . . and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew old...
Sarah Silverman
Aug 13, 2016
Not that u asked but these r probably the 3 books that shaped me the most (plus The Giving Tree)     source
Ways of Seeing
Based on the BBC Television Series (Penguin Books for Art)
John Berger - Nov 30, 1990 (first published in 1972)
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John Bergers Classic Text on ArtJohn Berger's Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the (London) Sunday Times critic commented: "This is an eye-opener in more ways than one: by concentrating on how we look at...
Sarah Silverman
Aug 13, 2016
Not that u asked but these r probably the 3 books that shaped me the most (plus The Giving Tree)     source
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