About Steven R. Harris

Library collections dude. Dog-loving fool. Technology addict. Postmodern novel reader.

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  • Steven shared from The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    TO THE RED COUNTRY and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth.
    Note: And so it begins...
  • Steven shared from Stoner (New York Review Books Classics) by John Williams
    Their lives had been expended in cheerless labor, their wills broken, their intelligences numbed.
  • Steven shared from Bring Up the Bodies: A Novel (Wolf Hall) by Hilary Mantel
    The king himself comes to the Commons to argue for the law. He wants to be Henry the Beloved, a father to his people, a shepherd to his flock. But the Commons sit stony-faced on their benches and stare him out. The wreckage of the measure is comprehensive. ‘It has ended up as an act for the whipping of beggars,’ Richard Riche says. ‘It is more against the poor than for them.
    Note: About a measure to aod the poor that Henry VIII introduced to Parliament. Hmmmm...
  • Steven shared from Stoner (New York Review Books Classics) by John Williams
    William Stoner entered the University of Missouri as a freshman in the year 1910, at the age of nineteen.
    Note: Reading "Stoner" ... it's not what you think.
  • Steven shared from Transforming Work (New Perspectives in Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change) by Patricia Boverie, Michael Kroth
    The steps to achieve happiness entail learning about what makes us happy and then building a life around that self-awareness.
    Note: Self-awareness...