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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon

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Cleveland State University first year students enrolled in ASC 101 Introduction to University Life will join in a common reading experience with thousands of other American college students this fall... continue reading the article

"Reading forms the very foundation upon which other learning is built. It is both the means to an end of higher learning and an end in itself. The ability to read enables us to grow intellectually, culturally, and spiritually. What treasure is buried in our books; what tremendous educators and entertainers are our authors.

I believe you will find The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time fascinating and enjoyable. It is a great selection for all and, I trust, will inspire you to participate in other common reading activities."

— Dr. Michael Schwartz, President,
Cleveland State University

But feelings are just having a picture on the screen in your head of what is going to happen tomorrow or next year, or what might have happened instead of what did happen and if it is a happy picture they smile and if it is a sad picture they cry. p.119

Mark Haddon
Mark Haddon
(photo courtesy of Random House)

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