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You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up: A Love Story
3.15
I'm not sure if I can finish this book. I picked it up because it's got a clever title and I was wondering what advice a funny married couple might di ...more
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Jul 28, 2010
 
Why Men Marry Bitches: A Woman's Guide to Winning Her Man's Heart
3.87
In this self-help book, "bitch" refers to a classy lady who doesn't take shit from men. It was kind of amusing, an easy read and made sense in some pa ...more
Jan 2005
Jan 25, 2008
 
The Power of Small: Why Little Things Make All the Difference
3.55
"The Power of Small," written by two advertising executives, used a lot of business anecdotes to convey the idea that little details can make or break ...more
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Aug 03, 2009
 
Preparing for Your Move Abroad: Relocating, Settling In and Managing Culture Shock
3.60
I'm only in the early stages of this book, reading the Kindle version. So far I am really grateful this book exists because it has made me think about ...more
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May 02, 2013
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.82
I thought I had an understanding of what it meant to be autistic after reading Temple Grandin's "Animals in Translation," but I guess either she doesn ...more
Jul 06, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
 
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment
3.66
A.J. Jacobs has one of the best jobs in the world. An editor at Esquire magazine, the man writes and edits essays on pop culture and social experiment ...more
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Nov 25, 2009
 
Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam
3.77
There's a goat on the cover for a good reason. The subject, fake doctor J.R. Brinkley, made a fortune by performing, among other things, goat testicle ...more
Apr 02, 2010
Apr 05, 2010
 
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
3.71
The day I returned "Fast Food Nation" to the library (sadly unfinished, but I WOULD have finished if I weren't such a slow reader!) I was flipping thr ...more
Feb 28, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
 
The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
3.87
I didn't finish this, although I tried mightily. The basic idea Sam Harris sets forth here is that morality is universal and that the morality of acti ...more
May 16, 2011
Mar 02, 2011
 
Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior
3.72
Irrationality has been on my mind for the past few weeks and I have determined that I am more rational than you. Partly because I buy the cheap brands ...more
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Aug 11, 2008
 
This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape the Future
3.62
So... I checked this out of the library and only had time to get through a few of the essays. What seemed to be said in more than one (and an idea I'v ...more
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Jul 28, 2010
 
Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World
4.25
The back cover made me think this book is about the power of love and how if you are motivated by love, your actions will pay off and your life will b ...more
Dec 04, 2012
Sep 24, 2012
 
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
3.73
I had to return the audiobook to the library before I got finished, but I'll comment on it anyway! I knew going into this read that the book involves ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Jul 06, 2011
 
Etiquette for Outlaws
3.57
I got this from a book reviewer. They left the Harper Collins query letter inside. The headline asks, "Do you tip a hooker?" 'Nuff said. This is an et ...more
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Nov 06, 2007
 
The God Delusion
3.89
It's nice to have one of the most brilliant scientists of our time call out theologians on the fact that theology isn't a real field of study. Atheism ...more
Dec 2007
Nov 05, 2007
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.88
I never knew economics could be so cool! These guys can explain anything. I was really impressed by the logic here. Of COURSE crime is linked to unwan ...more
Sep 2007
Nov 05, 2007
 
Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct
3.73
The Howard County (Maryland) public library and county government were pushing this book hard last year with lots of discussion groups. Maybe everyone ...more
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Feb 20, 2008
 
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
4.34
Kind of funny, kind of slow. I didn't make it to the end.
Jan 2004
Jan 21, 2008
 
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
3.47
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Aug 03, 2009
 
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of  Paul Erdős and the Search for Mathematical Truth
4.12
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Jan 16, 2009
 
Xenophobe's Guide to the Americans
3.63
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Mar 11, 2009
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.06
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Jun 23, 2009
 
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
4.05
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Dec 14, 2008
 
More Sex Is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics
3.41
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Dec 28, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
 
Sissy Nation: How america became a nation of wimps, simps and wussies
3.40
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Aug 06, 2009
 
Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House
3.30
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Sep 08, 2009
 
Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You
3.30
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Dec 17, 2010
Dec 09, 2008
 
What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures
3.78
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Jan 12, 2010
 
Does This Cape Make Me Look Fat?: Pop Psychology for Superheroes
3.71
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Nov 21, 2008
 
The Superior Wife Syndrome: Why Women Do Everything So Well and Why--For the Sake of Our Marriages--We've Got to Stop
2.33
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Feb 16, 2010
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