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Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul
4.05
Kenneth Miller is my hero. He has a knack for presenting concepts in an interesting and engaging way, without over-simplifying to the point of being i ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
4.05
Only Mary Roach could write a book about corpses that actually makes you laugh. (Of course, there were a few times when I was glad I was reading it in ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, OxyContin, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania
3.83
"40 Days and 40 Nights" is a unique combination of character sketch and court journalism. Chapman conveys the core of the case and the important court ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Devil in Dover: An Insider's Story of Dogma v. Darwin in Small-Town America
4.12
Lauri Lebo writes about the Kitzmiller v. Dover case from the unique perspective of someone who grew up in the local community. Her coverage of the tr ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood
4.17
This book is a must-read for anyone concerned about how their seafood choices affect our planet. Grescoe presents a thorough survey of modern fishing ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Sweets: A History of Candy
3.29
Thoroughly enjoyable, from start to finish. I started reading "Sweets" while I was waiting for a plane in Baltimore. By the second page, I was wanderi ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Lucifer Principle : A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History
4.08
Although Bloom makes some interesting points, I'm not sure I agree with most of his positions. His politics tend to show through a bit. Read it if you ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns
3.87
Absolutely terrible. The one thing I learned from this book: If you're going to write a book about the American educational system and how to "fix" it ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door
3.34
This book is absolutely hysterical. And yet, at the same time, I found myself thinking "Amen, sister!" at least once on every page. Lynn Truss writes ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
3.95
This book is a bit dense and "sticky" in places, but overall it's quite interesting. I wouldn't call it a "fun" read, exactly, but it's certainly info ...more
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Tested: One American School Struggles to Make the Grade
3.97
This was a fantastic, although disturbing, read. Check out my review on my blog: http://galleyproofs.blogspot.com/2009...
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Feb 01, 2009
 
How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything... in Business (and in Life)
3.50
Skip reading this book. I can sum it up for you in one sentence: In business, treat others as you'd like to be treated.
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Mirror Mirror: A History Of The Human Love Affair With Reflection
3.42
The first third and last chapter of this book were what I was hoping for. The rest would have more accurately been titled "A complete history of every ...more
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All Things Wise and Wonderful
4.38
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Cat Who Saw Stars (Cat Who... #21)
3.77
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Bellows Falls (Joe Gunther #8)
3.92
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Seed to Seed: The Secret Life of Plants
3.65
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The Sniper's Wife (Joe Gunther #13)
3.83
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Empty Chair (Star Trek: Rihannsu, #5)
3.90
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation
3.61
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Open Season (Joe Gunther #1)
3.73
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Dark Root  (Joe Gunther #6)
3.83
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Disposable Man (Joe Gunther #9)
3.85
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Scent of Evil (Joe Gunther #3)
3.93
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Occam's Razor (Joe Gunther #10)
3.88
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Skeleton's Knee (Joe Gunther #4)
3.95
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Marble Mask (Joe Gunther #11)
3.80
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Feb 01, 2009
 
Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages
4.33
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Paycheck and Other Classic Stories
3.99
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Feb 01, 2009
 
The Wounded Sky
3.72
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Feb 01, 2009
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