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SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
3.89
Most economics books talk about Supply and Demand, Price Elasticity, and Opportunity Cost. SuperFreakonomics! by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner i ...more
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Nov 15, 2010
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
**spoiler alert** After the first book in the series, Catching Fire had big shoes to fill. Unfortunately, the book felt as though the author decided t ...more
Feb 04, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.06
**spoiler alert** Outliers by Malcom Gladwell does an excellent job of killing two birds with one stone. The book's two parts follow the usual NY Time ...more
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Feb 08, 2011
 
How We Decide
3.80
Every once in a while, one stumbles upon a book that captures their attention from the title to the index. This is one of those books.

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Mar 14, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
Doubt
4.12
This book does a good job of raising the paradox of doubt and proof in our world. However, the story or parable by which the author raises these quest ...more
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
 
Different Seasons
4.31
I am not one to choose a favorite book. I feel that it is too restrictive as no story encompasses everything that one would want in a favorite book. H ...more
Jul 21, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
The Economic Naturalist: In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas
3.39
When looking at The Economic Naturalist, many would instantly assume it is a nonfiction business/economics book. It isn’t. Instead, the book acts mor ...more
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Oct 30, 2010
 
The Last Lecture
4.23
An amazing book by an amazing person. This story takes the reader and sits them across the table from Randy Pausch. He does something that only a fath ...more
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Dec 31, 2011
 
Kindred
4.12
Totally unrealistic, the time-travel removes the authenticity of the slavery and forces the reader to suspend disbelief. However, in the process of do ...more
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Jan 07, 2012
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
My least favorite in the series, this book starts strong, but quickly takes a turn for the worse. The middle section's thick and dry nature left much ...more
Feb 11, 2012
Feb 12, 2012
 
Dracula
3.94
I am not a big fan of Vampire books nor any form of fantasy. However, the action and drama in this novel make up for it and help increase the story's ...more
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Dec 31, 2011
 
Number the Stars
4.08
This holocaust book is very good, but far too overpowered by Night and Anne Frank's Diary. This is a good story for teaching younger children about su ...more
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Jan 07, 2012
 
Animal Farm
3.80
For such a short book, this tale does an amazing job of exemplifying communism and its major shortcomings in the world. One of Orwell's finest pieces. ...more
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Jan 07, 2012
 
Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government
3.91
Taking on a form similar to Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's books, this book provides a similar form of humor with a right-wing bias. Read all three ...more
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Jan 07, 2012
 
The Scarlet Letter
3.32
The only reason why anyone should read this book is to reference it in social discussions. Otherwise, the story's uninteresting and predictable nature ...more
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Dec 31, 2011
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.40
A very good book with great action, an interesting discussion of politics, and even some sci-fi. Some of the romance is overdone, but the rest is so w ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Jan 14, 2012
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.82
Never in my life have I read a worse book. The accented english detracts from the minimal plot. Even if you understand the incomprehensible english, s ...more
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Jan 13, 2012
 
Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion
3.80
What a book! This guide serves as an incredible example of how one can use the current social media revolution to make and become a key business playe ...more
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Sep 16, 2010
 
The Odyssey
3.68
A fun journey after the war in Troy, this book is filled with adventure and truly takes the reader along with themselves. A classic that truly remains ...more
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Jan 07, 2012
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.98
This book discusses the role of women in a baby-scarse society. Unfortunately, this interesting message and discussion of governmental systems is too ...more
Jan 04, 2012
Dec 31, 2011
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.26
A very powerful holocaust book, this one does an excellent job of describing the events while leaving some of the graphic details left to be inferred. ...more
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Jan 07, 2012
 
America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
4.02
Hysterically funny (as expected), this book mocks politics in Jon Stewart's standard form. It's organization as a school textbook only adds to the hum ...more
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Jan 07, 2012
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
What is proclaimed to be a simple love story truly has something for everyone. Mockingbird is a classic not worth skipping.
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Jan 07, 2012
 
Macbeth
3.86
A good Shakespearian tale, MacBeth is the closest one to Science Fiction. Filled with witches this book gets a solid 3/5 rating.
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Jan 07, 2012
 
Ethan Frome
3.30
Just like every other book in this genre, there's some sexual tension between two related women and Ethan Frome. Not good.
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Jan 07, 2012
 
In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions When It Counts
3.58
A very good book that describes all of the subtle nuances of great debaters. While written for people in business, this book is great for people in an ...more
Feb 24, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
 
A People's History of the United States
4.12
A good political book that challenges one to see history from the atypical lens. Certainly something to ponder.
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Jan 07, 2012
 
Shift: How to Reinvent Your Business, Your Career, and Your Personal Brand
3.07
Too self centered. It's more biography than business book. Whatever little weight Martha's endorsements held is now nonexistent.
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Dec 31, 2011
 
I Am America (And So Can You!)
3.91
Stephen Colbert is America.
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Jan 07, 2012
 
The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Expanded and Updated, with Over 100 New Pages of Cutting-Edge Content
3.76
A good book that proposes a bold challenge. While very few people will probably follow in Ferriss' footsteps, there are some tips and tricks for imple ...more
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Aug 11, 2013
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