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Web of Debt
4.11
Never schooled in finance myself, I am admittedly not someone whose opinion you want to rely on in this matter. Nonetheless, I am offering it, for one ...more
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Jun 10, 2009
 
Geek Love
3.99
Okay, first you've GOT to be okay with ugliness. I qualify. Second, for better or worse you maybe have to crave sensation. This book is all newness an ...more
Jan 2005
Apr 24, 2008
 
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story
4.19
This book gives sobering data, while reading like a best-selling mystery--a bona fide page-turner.

The book is particularly relevant when we put the st
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Apr 17, 2008
 
Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman: What Men Know About Success that Women Need to Learn
3.78
One of my all-time faves. Finally, the definitive book for ANYONE, male or female, who is trying to understand “He Speak/She Speak.”

A career woman wh
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Jan 2002
Apr 17, 2008
 
The Way We Never Were: American Families & the Nostalgia Trap
3.95
We Americans have long cherished certain images of ourselves, many of which fall under the heading, "This is How Life Should Be Lived." The problem is ...more
Jan 2001
Apr 17, 2008
 
The Master Planets
3.89
I just don't know where to start with this book. It's huge in scope, deep in concept, beautifully written, and an enormously FUN READ that grabs you f ...more
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Aug 20, 2008
 
American Pastoral (The American Trilogy #1)
3.91
I recently finished an outstandingly beautiful novel (THE MASTER PLANETS), and immediately went into one of those "I'll-Never-Find-Anything-As-Good-Ag ...more
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Oct 09, 2008
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.99
A note: I attended a lecture by the author, Margaret Atwood, a couple of years after this book came out. The lecture took place in the US. Someone fro ...more
Jan 1987
Apr 17, 2008
 
People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil
3.95
Quote from a 2012 article by M. Scott Peck:

"There can be a state of soul against which Love itself is powerless because it has hardened itself against
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Jan 2014
Jan 04, 2015
 
Self-Made Man: One Woman's Journey Into Manhood and Back Again
3.28
Unlike many of the people who, to my great surprise, give this book low ratings, I had no feelings of disgust or outrage toward it at all. This may be ...more
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Dec 31, 2008
 
Rabbit Run
3.56
**spoiler alert** I'm intrigued by how many people give meager ratings to this book because they "hate Rabbit." I wonder if they're mostly people born ...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
In Sickness as in Health: Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness
4.40
Although my husband and I have yet to experience any life-changing illness or injury, such a thing is always in the realm of possibility, and, far bac ...more
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Feb 12, 2014
 
Thick Face, Black Heart: The Asian Path to Thriving, Winning & Succeeding
3.96
To see why see why I love Chin Ning Chu’s masterful book, just read some of the 45 reader reviews on amazon.com: “Motivation and success book for grow ...more
Jan 1997
Apr 17, 2008
 
Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption Are Undermining America
3.59
Ms. Huffington clearly seeks to take no prisoners in her expose of corporate/legislative malfeasance: She names names, she gives dates, she states exa ...more
Jan 2006
Apr 17, 2008
 
The Vagina Monologues
3.84
I'm sorry to slam something that has moved as many people as has this collection of monologues. I also hasten to note that I'm frequently out of step ...more
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Sep 29, 2008
 
Fiasco: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader
3.82
I gave this book five stars, not because it's a brilliant piece of literature, but because everyone should read it. This slim tome was just what I nee ...more
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Jul 15, 2010
 
Everything You Should Know about Chelation Therapy
3.50
I don't jump on every alternative medicine bandwagon, but I do regard our American "health care" system with a bit of a jaundiced eye. To me, a for-pr ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 23, 2008
 
The United States of Europe: The New Superpower and the End of American Supremacy
3.65
There’s a reason why T.R. Reid’s book, published three years ago, continues to enjoy a very nice sales ranking on amazon. With great humor and intelli ...more
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Apr 17, 2008
 
Joy at Work: A Revolutionary Approach To Fun on the Job
3.53
There are “fun at work” books, and there are “inspirational leadership” books. But I’ve never read a book like this. Maybe there isn’t one.

In 1982, a
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Jan 2007
Apr 17, 2008
 
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
4.21
Before leaving for my 10-month sojourn (2004-05) in China, I naturally sought to acquaint myself with the culture in which I was about to live and wor ...more
Jan 2004
Apr 17, 2008
 
Contented Cows Give Better Milk
3.77
How could Southwest Airlines achieve 23 consecutive years of record revenues and profits while other airlines were hemorrhaging red ink? How could GE ...more
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Apr 17, 2008
 
Public Speaking for Dummies
3.48
Yes, there ARE many good books out there for people who need to build their presentation skills. So what’s different about this one? Two things: First ...more
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Apr 17, 2008
 
Improv Yourself: Business Spontaneity at the Speed of Thought
4.00
Joseph A. Keefe, founder of Second City Communications, has written one of the best books I’ve read on applying theatre improv techniques to business ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 17, 2008
 
MADicine
3.62
DANG! Just like its opening character, Dr. Begley, MADICINE burst out of the gate like a shot and kept roaring down the road nonstop, with me hanging ...more
May 03, 2008
May 03, 2008
 
Plug Your Book: Online Book Marketing for Authors, Book Publicity Through Social Networking
3.98
When I wrote my books (2000 and 2002), the marketing strategies that Weber describes largely didn't exist. Meanwhile time has passed, and it turns out ...more
Feb 2008
Apr 23, 2008
 
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
4.12
Temple Grandin, PhD, has done something extraordinary: combined her experiences as an animal scientist and an autistic person to give us new insights ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 17, 2008
 
Sex Tips For Girls: Lust, Love, and Romance from the Lives of Single Women
4.06
Dated, but a classic. And truly witty.
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Jul 19, 2010
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.85
You’ve probably already heard that this #1 national bestseller is a fascinating and relevant business book. But what you may not know is that it’s als ...more
Jan 2005
Apr 17, 2008
 
Beyond Words: A Guide to Drawing Out Ideas for People Who Work with Groups
3.44
Milly R. Sonneman has really done it: written a book that demonstrates in easy, concrete steps that anyone can draw well enough to enhance their commu ...more
Jan 2007
Apr 17, 2008
 
Keeping the People Who Keep You in Business: 24 Ways to Hang on to Your Most Valuable Talent
3.45
I really like this book. Leigh Branham has done an admirable job writing a practical manual for keeping good employees. I believe any employer will fi ...more
Jan 2003
Apr 17, 2008
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