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A few words from the authors of The Big Read to kick off the new year. Happy 2010 everyone!

Hope is the thing with feathers/that perches in the soul/And sings the tune without the words,/And never stops at all . . . --- Emily Dickinson

Vitality shows us not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. --- F. Scott Fitzgerald

New Year's Day. Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. --- Mark Twain

There are two ways of spreading light; to be/The candle or the mirror that reflects it. --- Edith Wharton


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