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Rework
3.93
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Rework by Jason Fried and David Hansson

Jason Fried and David Hansson are the founders of 37 Signals which is a software development
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Sep 18, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
 
Power: Why Some People Have it and Others Don't
3.85
really liked it
Power Why Some People Have It And Others Don't by Jeffrey Pfeffer




Jeffrey Pfeffer is a professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of B
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Feb 06, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
Cowboy Angels
3.32
really liked it
Cowboy Angels by Paul McAuley.




Cowboy Angels by Paul McAuley combines the genre of alternate history with thriller writing. The Real is an America wher
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Jan 30, 2011
Jan 30, 2011
 
The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
3.59
liked it
**spoiler alert** The Vertical Farm Feeding The World in the 21st Century by Dr, Dickson Despommer

This book is both utopian and visionary. However, I
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Oct 18, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
 
A Reader on Reading
3.86
it was amazing
A Reader on Reading by Alberto Manguel



This is a collection of short essays by Alberto Manguel. Alberto Manguel wrote The Dictionary of Imaginary Plac
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Mar 25, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
 
What Technology Wants
3.72
really liked it
What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly




Kevin Kelly views technology as a natural organic living process. He calls it the technium. He views it as being p
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Jan 23, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream
3.63
really liked it
Third World America How Our Politicians Are Abandoning The Middle Class And Betraying The American Dream by Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington is t
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Oct 03, 2010
Oct 03, 2010
 
The Time Paradox: The New Psychology of Time That Will Change Your Life
3.71
liked it
The Time Paradox The New Psychology of Time That Will Change Your Life by Philip Zimbardo and John Boyd



This book is about changing your perspective on
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Mar 12, 2010
Mar 14, 2010
 
Rex Riders
3.39
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Rex Riders by J.P. Carlson




Rex Riders is a "weird western", a combination of weird tale or science fiction and western story. The st
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Jun 10, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
 
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
4.23
really liked it
Don't Make Me Think A Common Sense Approach To Web Usability, Second Edition, Steve Krug-- Review

Don't Make Me Think is a book about web usability. Us
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Jul 26, 2008
Sep 11, 2010
 
In the First Circle
4.18
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This is the first novel released after Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's death in 2008. It includes a lot of strong political and philosophic ...more
Jan 09, 2010
Jan 02, 2010
 
Gardens of the Sun (The Quiet War #2)
3.82
really liked it
Gardens of the Sun by Paul McAuley



This book is a sequel to the science fiction novel, The Quiet War. The three powers led by Greater Brazil have su
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Mar 30, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
 
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions
4.15
really liked it
The Mindful Path to Self Compassion Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions by Christopher K. Germer, Ph.D.



Christopher Germer is writi
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Mar 02, 2010
Mar 06, 2010
 
Ready Player One
4.31
it was amazing
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

This is a dystopian novel set in the year 2044. You could also call it a quest novel, a coming of age novel, or near f
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Jul 10, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
Undress for Success: The Naked Truth about Making Money at Home
3.11
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Undress For Succes The Naked Truth About Making Money at Home by Kate Lister and Tom Harnish


The central focus of this book is teleco
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Aug 03, 2010
Aug 03, 2010
 
The Crucible of Empire (Jao, #2)
4.00
really liked it
The Crucible of Empire by Eric Flint and K.D. Wentworth




This is the sequel to The Course of Empire. During The Course of Empire, the Jao conquered ear
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Mar 30, 2010
Mar 30, 2010
 
The Coupon Mom's Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half: The Strategic Shopping Method Proven to Slash Food and Drugstore Costs
3.60
liked it
**spoiler alert** The Coupon Mom's Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half: The Strategic Shopping Method Proven to Slash Food and Drugstore Costs ...more
Jun 26, 2010
Jun 26, 2010
 
Net Profit: How to Succeed in Digital Business
3.75
really liked it
Net Profit How To Succeed In Digital Business by David Soskin

Net Profit is about building profitable internet enterprises. It takes the view that web
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Jan 03, 2011
Jan 03, 2011
 
Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes
3.79
really liked it
Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes by Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein




Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar i
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Apr 11, 2010
Apr 11, 2010
 
Armageddon in Retrospect
3.93
really liked it

Armageddon In Retrospect-- Kurt Vonnegut, Review

Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut is a posthumous collection of his work. It opens with a let
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Nov 2008
Sep 03, 2010
 
Rainbows End
3.76
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Rainbow's End by Vernor Vinge is the story of Robert Gu who has been cured of Alzheimer's and rejuvenated so he looks like a teenage ...more
Jun 13, 2008
Sep 11, 2010
 
What To Do When the Economy Sucks: 101 Tips to Help You Hold on To Your Job, Your House and Your Lifestyle
2.56
liked it
What To Do When The Economy Sucks 101 Tips to Help You Hold On to Your Job, Your House, and Your Lifestyle by Peter Sander.



This is a book on financia
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May 2010
May 01, 2010
 
The Book Of Dead Philosophers
3.58
really liked it
The Book of Dead Philosophers by Simon Critchley




Simon Critchley taught a course at the New School For Social Research called "To Philosophize is to L
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Feb 06, 2010
Feb 08, 2010
 
Hope's Folly (Dock Five Universe, #3)
3.97
really liked it
Hope's Folly by Linnea Sinclair

I picked up a copy of Hope's Folly on February 6, 2009 at New York Comic Con. They were displaying The Down Home Zombie
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Feb 15, 2009
Sep 03, 2010
 
The Language of Flowers
4.07
really liked it
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

This is a literary novel. The writing is very well crafted. The story focuses on Victoria Jones, a foste
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Jul 17, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers Are Creators
3.32
liked it
Curation Nation Why The Future of Content Is Context How To Win In A World Where Consumers Are Creators by Steven Rosenbaum

Steven Rosenabum is describ
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Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Idea Man
3.75
really liked it
dea Man A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft by Paul Allen

Paul Allen founded Microsoft with Bill Gates. They went to the same high school together a
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Jun 14, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.91
really liked it
Leviathan combines alternate history with steampunk. It is a young adult novel which can easily reach a more general audience. It is 1914, the Britsh ...more
Dec 20, 2009
Dec 23, 2009
 
I Am Legend and Other Stories
3.99
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I am Legend by Richard Matheson is a classic vampire novel. It was originally c1954, Richard Matheson renewed the copyright. It has ...more
Sep 03, 2010
Sep 03, 2010
 
Right Listening
4.33
it was amazing
Right Listening by Mark Brady Ph.D.. It is a short focused book on how to listen better. This is more than listening, it is listening with compassion, ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
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