cover title author avg rating rating my rating date read date added
 
You Lost Me There
2.91
did not like it
May 26, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
 
Words Gone Wild: Puns, Puzzles, Poesy, Palaver, Persiflage, and Poppycock
3.74
it was ok
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
Distrust That Particular Flavor
3.76
it was ok
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
The Language Wars: A History of Proper English
3.64
it was ok
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
 
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
4.16
did not like it
Feb 13, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
The King in the Tree: Three Novellas
3.78
it was ok
Mar 05, 2012
Feb 06, 2012
 
The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc.
3.61
did not like it
Jan 31, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
 
The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us
3.55
did not like it
Dec 28, 2011
Feb 05, 2012
 
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners
3.50
it was ok
Jan 29, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
Swamplandia!
3.20
did not like it
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
The Finishing School
3.02
did not like it
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
 
Why Sh*t Happens: The Science of A Really Bad Day
3.50
it was ok
Dec 03, 2010
Dec 03, 2010
 
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
3.37
it was ok
Nov 2010
Oct 31, 2010
 
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
3.86
liked it
Oct 02, 2010
Aug 28, 2010
 
Secret Language: Codes, Tricks, Spies, Thieves, and Symbols
3.22
did not like it
Aug 16, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
Mirroring People: The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others
3.78
did not like it
Aug 14, 2010
Aug 10, 2010
 
The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist
3.72
it was ok
Aug 14, 2010
Aug 01, 2010
 
The Good Soldier
3.72
it was ok
Aug 06, 2010
Jul 17, 2010
 
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
3.89
it was ok
Jul 07, 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
3.97
liked it
Jul 02, 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
Varieties of Exile
4.05
did not like it
Aug 13, 2011
Mar 08, 2010
 
Bastard Tongues: A Trailblazing Linguist Finds Clues to Our Common Humanity in the World's Lowliest Languages
3.74
it was ok
Mar 03, 2010
Mar 03, 2010
 
Memoir: A History
3.57
it was ok
Feb 25, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
 
The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British
3.47
it was ok
Feb 16, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
 
The Hippopotamus
3.70
liked it
Jan 27, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
The Measure of Reality: Quantification in Western Europe, 1250-1600
3.79
did not like it
Jan 30, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
 
Walking English: A Journey in Search of Language
3.84
it was ok
Jan 02, 2010
Jan 06, 2010
 
Yours Ever: People and Their Letters
3.24
it was ok
Dec 30, 2009
Dec 30, 2009
 
The Sea, the Sea
3.90
did not like it
Jun 08, 2010
Nov 17, 2009
 
The Year of Henry James: The Story of a Novel
3.66
it was ok
Dec 15, 2009
Oct 22, 2009
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