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Notes on Suicide
3.77
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Mar 30, 2016
Mar 30, 2016
 
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
3.94
really liked it
Mar 26, 2016
Mar 19, 2016
 
What Kind of Creatures Are We?
3.89
it was amazing
Jan 02, 2016
Jan 02, 2016
 
My Avant-Garde Education: A Memoir
3.98
liked it
Apr 15, 2015
Apr 15, 2015
 
The Idea of Europe: An Essay
3.85
it was ok
Mar 19, 2015
Mar 19, 2015
 
Juvenescence: A Cultural History of Our Age
4.10
really liked it
Dec 06, 2014
Nov 30, 2014
 
How I Stopped Being a Jew
4.01
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Oct 25, 2014
Oct 25, 2014
 
Lament of the Dead: Psychology After Jung's Red Book
4.36
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Aug 31, 2013
Aug 31, 2013
 
History and the Human Condition: A Historian's Pursuit of Knowledge
4.43
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Mar 03, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
 
The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths
3.85
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Mar 2013
Feb 27, 2013
 
The Hall of Uselessness: Collected Essays
4.29
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Jan 21, 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
Freedom and the Arts: Essays on Music and Literature
3.46
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Dec 17, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
 
The Poetry of Thought: From Hellenism to Celan
3.93
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Jun 02, 2012
Jun 02, 2012
 
Puppet: An Essay on Uncanny Life
4.00
it was amazing
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
Life Sentences: Literary Judgments and Accounts
4.20
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Jun 15, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
 
From Prague to Paris
4.00
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Aug 31, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity
4.12
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Aug 29, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
 
The Tyranny of Guilt: An Essay on Western Masochism
3.83
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Aug 27, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
 
Perpetual Euphoria: On the Duty to Be Happy
3.87
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Mar 12, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
 
What Ever Happened to Modernism?
3.92
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Feb 21, 2011
Feb 12, 2011
 
Oranges and Peanuts for Sale
4.16
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Jan 2011
Dec 03, 2010
 
An Elemental Thing
4.37
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Nov 28, 2010
Nov 28, 2010
 
The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them
3.63
it was ok
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 09, 2010
 
The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
4.29
it was amazing
Feb 21, 2010
Jan 24, 2010
 
Why Socrates Died: Dispelling the Myths
3.85
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Oct 2009
Nov 29, 2009
 
Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History
3.54
it was ok
Jul 22, 2009
Jul 22, 2009
 
The Rebel
4.11
really liked it
Jul 21, 2009
Jul 04, 2009
 
From Gibbon to Auden: Essays on the Classical Tradition
3.50
really liked it
May 05, 2009
May 05, 2009
 
Last Rites
4.05
really liked it
Feb 11, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
 
The Delighted States
3.96
it was amazing
Jan 29, 2009
Sep 11, 2008
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