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The Book Thief
4.35
Delicious. One of the most beautifully written books I have read in a long time.
Mar 14, 2014
May 21, 2012
 
Top 10 Tokyo
3.67
It was ok - positives included small size, a few interesting tips, and organization by neighborhood in addition to by theme. Negatives - not very deep ...more
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
 
The 20% Doctrine: How Tinkering, Goofing Off, and Breaking the Rules at Work Drive Success in Business
3.43
I read this book as research for a project at work. It covers some of the principles in common to a few different side projects (Google, Huffington Po ...more
Apr 08, 2014
Apr 02, 2014
 
Maus: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
4.34
Wow! I've never enjoyed reading a comic book, in fact I don't think I've ever read a comic book. This is such an artful and sublime telling of an acco ...more
May 27, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
A Moveable Feast
4.03
Classic depiction of the literary and art scene in 1920s Paris.
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Aug 05, 2014
 
Asian Tapas And Wild Sushi: A Nibblers Delight Of Fusion Cooking
2.83
Kind of funky. But has the best recipe for teriyaki sauce (tare yaki) on p. 17.
not set
Nov 30, 2013
 
Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City
4.13
While I'm not aligned with the political views, I have to admit it was well done from an artistic and literary perspective.
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
 
Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities
3.77
Good overall introduction to the topic of big data. But if you are interested, read it soon as things are changing fast and it will soon be out of dat ...more
Oct 04, 2014
Sep 13, 2014
 
The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America's Leading Design Firm
3.92
Overall a great book on creativity and innovation from the one of the founders of IDEO. It's starting to get a little dated as it's pre-smartphone era ...more
Jul 12, 2014
Dec 21, 2012
 
The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business
3.97
I upgraded from 3 to 4 stars. After a slow start, it turned out to be a very useful way to frame disruptive vs sustaining innovation and even went so ...more
Apr 17, 2015
Feb 07, 2014
 
Steve Jobs
4.09
Really great read. Went quite fast. An excellent portrayal of a fascinating man, one with characteristics that are both enviable and that you would wa ...more
Jan 08, 2013
Mar 01, 2012
 
Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients
4.06
Rather alarmist language and unbalanced. Nevertheless an important topic but would benefit from a more even-handed approach.
Sep 2013
Sep 28, 2012
 
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
3.96
Entertaining reading but left feeling a bit unsatisfied as to practical personal value.
Apr 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed
3.73
Really great, practical advice for leaders going from good to great.
Apr 12, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.37
Too good. Didn't want it to end.
Sep 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
3.91
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Aug 07, 2014
 
Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues
4.09
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May 09, 2012
 
The Labyrinth of Solitude and Other Writings
4.16
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Nov 12, 2013
 
The Trees
3.99
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May 09, 2012
 
Notes from Underground
4.15
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Nov 17, 2013
 
Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health
3.89
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Feb 10, 2012
 
Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking
4.26
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Feb 12, 2012
 
Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health
4.11
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May 23, 2012
 
The New Best Recipe
4.21
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May 24, 2012
 
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
4.13
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Sep 14, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
3.94
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Feb 08, 2012
 
Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein
4.26
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Feb 12, 2012
 
The Giving Tree
4.38
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Sep 18, 2010
 
Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo
4.08
None
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Nov 12, 2013
 
Meditations
4.16
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Oct 08, 2014
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