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Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best... and Learn from the Worst
3.73
i'm a bit of a font snob, and i'll have to say that i was pretty turned off by the typeface. i bet it was meant to be approachable, but it came across...more
Sep 20, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
Old Ladies: Stories
3.40
Nancy Packer is such a master of short stories and she can develop a character so much in 30 pages, where I feel like I know that person's thoughts, h...more
May 30, 2013
May 30, 2013
 
Population Bomb
3.38
i finally got around to reading paul ehrlich's pivotal book on population and i'm glad i read it. more than expected, it's a little more doom and gloo...more
Jun 17, 2010
Nov 04, 2009
 
Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up
4.02
there's so much wisdom in these 160 pages, and although it may sound improv-focused, the content really applies to your whole life. what's great about...more
Feb 12, 2013
May 23, 2012
 
A Working Theory of Love
3.35
I enjoyed this book much more than I was expecting to like it. Mostly, I felt glued to the dialogue between Neill and Dr. Bassett - I probably could h...more
Oct 15, 2013
Oct 13, 2013
 
Cutting for Stone
4.26
this book has rhythm to it, in that there's a varying pace to the writing. it's a slow starter and i had to dig in for the first 25 pages. the story p...more
Mar 19, 2011
Mar 01, 2011
 
The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
4.08
The best thing about this book is that there's so much information, it's worth buying so you can pick it up again.

Kelly pulls from various case studi...more
Dec 02, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
 
Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All
4.03
I think this is a great book on how to cultivate your own creativity. I have heard David Kelley speak numerous times, so if you are a Stanford insider...more
Feb 09, 2014
Oct 22, 2013
 
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story
4.18
wonderful account of verghese's time in tennessee during the emergence of AIDS cases. i learned so much from his perspective, dealing with the socio-c...more
Jan 03, 2012
May 02, 2011
 
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
3.89
this is one of the better business books I've read. perhaps because I'm a minimalist, it especially appeals to me. I think the first third of the book...more
May 06, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
The Art of Procrastination: A Guide to Effective Dawdling, Lollygagging and Postponing
3.68
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Jan 15, 2013
 
inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity
3.80
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Feb 29, 2012
 
Honey
3.91
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Jul 09, 2013
 
The Spinoza Problem
4.00
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Feb 21, 2012
 
Turn of Mind
3.65
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Jan 10, 2012
 
The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in the New Millennium
4.33
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Oct 22, 2013
 
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
4.35
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Nov 04, 2009
 
This Boy's Life
3.99
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Mar 13, 2014
 
The Extreme Life of the Sea
4.00
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Mar 18, 2014
 
The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu
3.80
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Jun 24, 2014
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