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Mona Awad

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Why do you lie so much? And about the weirdest little things?", my mother always asked me. "I don’t know", I always said. But I did know. It was very simple. Because it was a better story.”

“We never joke about bunnies, Bunny.”

“But I wasn't listening. I wasn't stopping. Because we were already running away again, me and my imagination.”

“I've never really not written, never not had another world of my own making to escape to, never known how to be in this world without most of my soul dreaming up and living in another.”

“Can I take your coat?” Cupcake offers. I turn to her. She’s looking at me so hopefully. So willing to take a coat I’m not wearing, I almost want to give her my skin.”

“The poets brace themselves for imminent, overeducated poverty.”

“They laugh. What’s so fucking funny? I want to say. But I don’t. I laugh with them. Ha. Haha. Hahaha.”

“Don’t trade one kind of blindness for another.”

“Behold the lavish tent under which the overeducated mingle, well versed in every art but the one of conversation.”

“I look at all of my dreams and nightmares distilled into one man-shaped shape. All the love and hate I have in my heart plus one fucking bunny.”

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Book Keywords:

imagination, humor

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