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Life of Pi
3.86
**spoiler alert** No need to reinvent the wheel. Here's my Amazon.com review:

It doesn't matter whether what you tell people is truth or fiction, becau...more
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha
4.25
Tara Brach leads a weekly meditation class in the metro D.C. area, and I've been to several of them. Her sessions inspire just as much calm and assure...more
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Jun 26, 2008
 
Buddhism without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening
4.05
As this gem of a book points out, "Buddhism without beliefs" is a redundancy. Batchelor cuts to the heart of what sets Buddhism apart from other world...more
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Jun 08, 2008
 
Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson
4.03
Part of Gurdjieff's spiritual philosophy was the importance of cultivating a clear, focused mind, staying psychically awake, and giving your undivided...more
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Jun 06, 2008
 
How the States Got Their Shapes
3.40
Well, I went into this book hoping to find out why the states' borders have some of the funny twists and turns they do. And as far as that goes, it li...more
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Aug 14, 2008
 
Where White Men Fear to Tread: The Autobiography of Russell Means
4.04
I grew up in a small Michigan town named for an Indian chief who gave his life to save the white settlers there. More importantly, my own ancestry inc...more
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Leatherheads of the North: The True Story of Ernie Nevers and the Duluth Eskimos
3.36
The George Clooney movie "Leatherheads" was based on this true story of the nascent days of pro football. I'm as much a football historian as I am a f...more
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Aug 14, 2008
 
The Boomer Bible
4.27
This book is a cautionary tale, a stinging indictment of a culture that's lost its way. But believe it or not, it's absolutely hilarious, as long as y...more
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Rugby for Dummies
3.84
Decent, but not great, overview of a sport that's more complex than it looks at first glance. The book is a little sparse on explaining penalties, for...more
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Jun 10, 2008
 
Siddhartha
3.94
A spiritual classic about finding your own way. This book helped me find the courage to move on from the spiritual tradition of my parents. It was als...more
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Jun 06, 2008
 
A Short History of Nearly Everything
4.17
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Tao Te Ching
4.32
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Jun 06, 2008
 
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers/Walden/The Maine Woods/Cape Cod (Library of America #28)
4.22
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Jun 06, 2008
 
The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression
3.42
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Jun 13, 2008
 
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1-5)
4.35
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Jun 06, 2008
 
1984
4.09
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Jun 06, 2008
 
The Dhammapada
4.30
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
3.37
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Nov 17, 2009
 
Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd
4.07
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Fail-Safe Investing
3.89
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Nov 17, 2009
 
Anthem
3.61
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Jun 06, 2008
 
The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece
3.72
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Nov 17, 2009
 
Jefferson: Writings (Library of America #17)
4.25
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Jun 06, 2008
 
The Zen Teachings of Jesus
3.92
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
3.86
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before
3.57
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Apr 16, 2009
 
Poetry and Prose (Library of America)
4.28
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Buddhism Plain and Simple
4.09
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Jun 06, 2008
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.66
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Jun 06, 2008
 
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
3.92
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Nov 17, 2009
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