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The Dictionary of Accepted Ideas
3.97
DICTIONARY OF ACCEPTED IDEAS: Flaubert's Devil's Dictionary, a mildly entertaining frivolity which displays a great deal of irreverence through the af...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
The Lost World (Jurassic Park, #2)
3.60
The Lost World is a lackluster, forced sequel to Jurassic Park, a childhood favorite of mine. The fact that I could identify it as such at the age of...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
Jazz: The First 100 Years [With CD (Audio)]
3.56
Jazz: The First 100 Years. is an introductory textbook best suited for budding jazz aficionados with minimal to no personal music experience. At its w...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
International Relations
3.45
International Relations. or "International Relations for Dummies?" The latter, it seems. That said, it should be noted that the text would serve as a...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth
4.20
In Our Dumb World, the humorists over at The Onion debase the respective fields of cartography and geography. Their work is, as always, uneven, but, a...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1)
3.85
When I first read this text at the age of ten, I had spent the last six or seven years of my life dreaming of being a paleontologist. It was, as such,...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai
4.09
Fans of Chanbara (Samurai cinema) and students of Asian philosophy may find this work worth pursuing, but the casual reader will find little of value...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
The Threepenny Opera
3.96
Bawdy, facetious, and unapologetically bleeding hearted, The Threepenny Opera is Bertolt Brecht's most playful and accessible critique of Western soci...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
Emily Post's Etiquette
4.19
Unintentionally hilarious. Were she alive today, Emily Post would consider this unabashedly straightforward review to be quite the faux pas...
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Dec 28, 2010
 
The Complete Joy of Homebrewing
4.23
This is the homebrewer's bible. Read, revisit, and always keep a copy nearby (while you experiment... liberally).
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Dec 28, 2010
 
Snark: A Polemic in Seven Fits (It's Mean, It's Personal, and It's Ruining Our Conversation)
2.74
Pot, meet Kettle.
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Dec 28, 2010
 
In Praise of Commercial Culture
3.61
Love thy market.
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Dec 28, 2010
 
The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur
3.96
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Dec 28, 2010
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