"Could you take your finger off the pulse for one moment and let me know what you'd like for dinner?"
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"This is my first book, but if I like it I may buy another in the near future."
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Stephen King: The Bookstore
"I thought it had a pretty good story and interesting characters, but I really didn't like the font."
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"That's the window, dear. The bookcase is over to your right."
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Meet the Reader
Spoilers from the Da Vinci Code
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Great Poets of Catalogdom
"Hemingway! Is he any good?"
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Message in a bottle being read by a fish
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"I don't need good beach reading, Ma. I need good prison reading."
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"Shouldn't you be reading that to me out loud or something?"
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"It's structured as a set of two parallel stories that no one would ever want to read."
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"I'm sorry, sir, but Dostoyevsky is not considered summer reading. I'll have to ask you to come with me."
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"That's my storage shed. It's where I keep all the densely worded, multi-page documents I've ever received and have no intention of reading."
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"I've read another sixty-two pages. Time to turn over."
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"Come get in bed, Harold, and let's read the perfume ads."
"A little bit less television, a little bit more books on tape. What's your New Year's resolution?
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"Don't worry, he can't read."
"I thought it was pretty good, for a book."
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" 'No!' shouted Mr. Bixbey, slamming his fist down on the table. The floor shook, the walls trembled. Mr. Watson turned ashen. 'Y-y-you m-m-mean w-w-we . . .' The words wouldn't come out. He seemed to choke on each syllable."
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A woman places traffic cones around herself in bed.
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"I, for one, don't see how Herman Melville relates to our life style."
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"A village did raise him. But, of course, it was Greenwich Village."
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