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The Dilbert Principle: A Cubicle's-Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads & Other Workplace Afflictions
3.94
did not like it
Tedious. Very tedious The text gives nothing helpful and is repetitive, if not outright negative. Dark humour's available in the comic strips but stre ...more
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 21, 2012
 
Green Mars (Mars Trilogy, #2)
3.91
really liked it
Wonderfully detailed description of Mars, down to the single grain. Geological and natural descriptions however were sometimes overdone, perhaps evinc ...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
The Heart of Understanding: Commentaries on the Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra
4.37
liked it
Tentatively three-starred since I am, at the moment, unable to agree with the author's writings. Or perhaps it is more of a matter of understanding.

I
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Jul 31, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
 
The Art of Happiness
4.14
liked it
Good book on the thoughts of the Dalai Lama on world problems.

It's not really a book on Buddhism. Rather it focuses on how some of the Buddhist appro
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Aug 13, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
 
The Left Hand of Darkness
4.05
really liked it
Worth a second read which could bring out a different reading. None of those tedious descriptions of the new world like the Mars' trilogy (it's almost ...more
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
 
The Novice: A Story of True Love
3.93
it was amazing
A book that provokes tears and is well-worth reading, remembering, every week. Though the pages are thin, the material covered is not.
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses, and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward
4.23
really liked it
For the year's beginning, a book on endings.
Jan 03, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
 
Tuesdays with Morrie
4.06
liked it
The lessons, unfortunately, are presented in too much a nugget-form to be useful.

The upside of this fragmentary and brief form is that they're genera
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not set
Jun 14, 2010
 
Nothing To Do, Nowhere To Go: Waking Up To Who You Are
4.10
really liked it
Quite a critical book, in the sense that it turns what you understand of the world, of concepts, upside down.
Sep 13, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
A Cavern of Black Ice (Sword of Shadows, #1)
3.85
liked it
None
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.01
None
not set
Dec 03, 2011
 
Monkey: The Journey to the West
4.01
None
not set
Apr 03, 2013
 
The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
4.26
it was amazing
None
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 02, 2011
 
The Dhammapada
4.29
liked it
None
Jul 28, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
 
Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, #1)
4.05
None
not set
Dec 03, 2011
 
Money and the Meaning of Life
3.79
None
not set
Dec 26, 2011
 
The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings
4.38
None
not set
Dec 07, 2011
 
Life is Elsewhere
3.95
really liked it
None
not set
Jun 15, 2007
 
The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva
4.63
really liked it
None
Aug 30, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
 
A Canticle For Leibowitz
3.97
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 10, 2011
 
The Godfather
4.36
liked it
None
not set
Aug 22, 2011
 
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
3.84
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 10, 2011
 
Zen Wisdom: Conversations on Buddhism
3.83
None
Feb 09, 2012
Jan 19, 2012
 
A Simple Monk: Writings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama
4.02
liked it
None
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
 
The Lathe of Heaven
4.09
None
not set
Jan 07, 2012
 
Japanese by Spring
3.39
it was ok
None
not set
Mar 20, 2011
 
Blue Mars (Mars Trilogy, #3)
3.92
really liked it
None
Jan 15, 2012
Sep 14, 2011
 
Yakuza Moon: Memoar seorang Putri Gangster Jepang
3.61
liked it
None
not set
Jun 23, 2009
 
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
3.98
None
not set
Mar 07, 2013
 
The Sun Also Rises
3.83
really liked it
None
not set
Jun 23, 2009
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