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To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee
A History of Food in 100 Recipes
William Sitwell
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Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets under 25 - Naomi Shihab Nye here are two of my favorites: Living with a Bodhisattva Cat is IntimidatingThe Bodhisattva Cat is, of course, vegan:He will not eat the inexpensive dry foodI fed my last cat, who was unenlightened.He is morally opposed to hunting,compassionately watches moles skitteracross the basement floor.The Bodhisattava Cat meditates for up to eighteen hoursa day,gives impromptu dharma talks to squirrels perchedon the bird feeder outside my kitchen window.The Bodhisattva Cat has boycotted the 2008 Olympicsin Beijing:I read about the torch relay on Yahoo! Newsand he looked at his paws.He destroys all my knitting to teach meabout impermanence. - by, Margaret BashaarRain, Snow, and Other Weather I'm like the weather, never really can predict when this rain cloud's gonnaburst: when it's the high or it's the low, when you might need a light jacket.Sometimes I'm the slush that sticks to the bottom of your work pants,but I can easily be the melting snowflakesclinging to your long lashes.I know that some people like:sunny and seventy-fivesunny and seventy-fivesunny and seventy-fivebut you take me as I am an neverforget to pack an umbrella. - by Lauren Stacks