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Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
3.83
**spoiler alert** Well, it's now official: I made it to page 161 and stopped reading. I've now returned it to the library.

I realized a couple of thin...more
Aug 02, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
 
The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use News Releases, Blogs, Podcasting, Viral Marketing and Online Media to Reach Buyers Directly
3.87
Another in my social media/online marketing survey. It told me things I pretty much new, but in a way that was easy to read and digest. I like the fac...more
Aug 2009
Sep 16, 2009
 
Crockett's Victory Garden
4.27
With all these folks in my area tearing up their front lawns in favor of raised beds that will produce food, I was delighted when my mom unearthed thi...more
Jul 2009
Sep 16, 2009
 
The City and the City
3.90
I've been recommending this book to friends who like to dip their toes into fantasy/sci fi once in a while (like me.) I was really fascinated with the...more
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Jan 15, 2011
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.84
What I learned from this book:
It's boring to always read the Anglo-American/English perspective all the time. It can also be boring to read an overly...more
Mar 2009
May 21, 2009
 
Jean de Florette & Manon of the Springs (Two Novels)
4.27
I'm on a bit of a kick right now finally reading books of movies that I enjoyed throughout my life.

Kean de Florette and Manon des Sources were two of...more
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.97
I'm going to reserve 5 stars for books I would consider completely essential masterpieces. That said, if I were more lenient. I'd give this book a 5....more
May 05, 2009
May 21, 2009
 
Crocodile Soup
3.19
The characters in this book are amazingly crafted. A bit of magical realism for northern england! A quick, enjoyable read for me.
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Jan 15, 2011
 
In the Blink of an Ear: Toward a Non-Cochlear Sonic Art
3.50
Academic text that appears to be in the same realm of research I'm interested in with A/V performance. So far I *love* his point that descriptors for...more
Jul 23, 2009
Jul 24, 2009
 
The Tin Drum
3.95
Book 2 in my reading books of films I've seen series.

Volker Schlondorff's film adaptation of this books took my breath away and is still among my fav...more
Nov 29, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
 
Maternal Desire: On Children, Love, and the Inner Life
4.01
Just started reading this. So far, so good. Very clearly written and well considered. Unpicking the notion of "motherhood" from the ways in which both...more
Sep 2009
Sep 16, 2009
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.89
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Jan 15, 2011
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.08
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Jan 15, 2011
 
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
4.03
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Jan 15, 2011
 
Ghostwritten
4.08
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Jun 27, 2013
Jan 15, 2011
 
The Toss of a Lemon
3.74
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Nov 30, 2009
 
The Boat
3.59
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Nov 29, 2009
 
Cecil and Jordan in New York
3.74
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Nov 30, 2009
 
I Capture the Castle
3.99
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Jan 15, 2011
 
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
4.01
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Jul 19, 2009
May 21, 2009
 
The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa
3.44
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Nov 30, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
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