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Self and Others
4.03
None
Mar 2004
Jan 20, 2008
 
Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control
3.84
None
Oct 2004
Feb 16, 2008
 
The Politics of the Family
3.90
None
Jan 2004
Jan 20, 2008
 
The Politics of Experience/The Bird of Paradise
4.12
None
Nov 2003
Jan 20, 2008
 
No Logo
3.85
None
Jul 2002
Jan 20, 2008
 
All About Love: New Visions (bell hooks Love Trilogy)
4.15
None
Aug 2007
Jan 20, 2008
 
Culture Jam: How To Reverse America's Suicidal Consumer Binge - And Why We Must
3.60
just do it.
Dec 2003
Nov 28, 2007
 
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present
4.13
thanks howie!
May 2003
Jan 20, 2008
 
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
3.99
keep shopping, nothing to see here.
Sep 2004
Jan 20, 2008
 
I'm a Lebowski, You're a Lebowski: Life, The Big Lebowski, and What Have You
4.03
please lower your voice, sir, this is a family restaurant.
Aug 2007
Feb 17, 2008
 
Knots
3.86
"how dare you have fun when christ died on the cross for you! was he having fun?"
Aug 2003
Jan 20, 2008
 
Revolution of Everyday Life
4.21
"down with a world in which the guarantee that we will not die of starvation has been purchased with the guarantee that we will die of boredom."
Jun 2007
Feb 14, 2008
 
No More Prisons: Urban Life, Home-Schooling, Hip-Hop Leadership, the Cool Rich Kids Movement, a Hitchhiker's Guide to Community Organzing, and Why Philanthropy is the Greatest Art Form of the 21st Century!
3.74
"it isn't about justice or peace or freedom or equality. it's about our very survival. the challenge before us as a human race in ensuring our own con...more
Jun 2002
Feb 14, 2008
 
In Search of the Primitive: A Critique of Civilization
4.06
diamond was an anthropologist and professor, so much of this book (subtitled "a critique of civilization") was penned rather academically. still, it...more
May 2007
Feb 16, 2008
 
Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie
4.04
this is an immensely rich collection, abounding with emotion, humility, and grace. i found myself reading early entries (written while still in her m...more
Nov 2007
Nov 23, 2007
 
In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations
4.20
jerry mander is an engrossing writer, his evidence well-researched and convincing. this book is important because it not only upends many of the fall...more
Apr 1999
Nov 25, 2007
 
Echoes of Notre Dame Football: Great and Memorable Moments of the Fighting Irish (with 2 audio CDs)
4.27
one hundred fifty pages of glossy goodness relive the greatest moments of college football's most storied program, from the rockne days through the mo...more
Oct 2006
Mar 20, 2008
 
War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier
4.27
when the most decorated marine in u.s. history has penned a scathing, ferocious, and reasoned polemic against armed conflict (as well as the military...more
Dec 2006
Nov 28, 2007
 
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
4.25
this collection is incomparably moving and utterly compelling. it was adapted for the stage when i was in high school, and on opening night we had a l...more
Sep 1995
Feb 17, 2008
 
Many Subtle Channels: In Praise of Potential Literature
4.14
ebullient to those already under the oulipan spell and likely befuddling to those ingenuity intolerant, daniel levin becker's many subtle channels is...more
May 2013
May 14, 2013
 
Death to the BCS: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series: Totally Revised and Updated 2011 Edition
4.09
the bowl championship series is an utter debacle. while a majority of college football fans, even the most lackadaisical, must know this well, the ext...more
Dec 2011
Dec 20, 2011
 
Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression
4.31
someplace like america: tales from the new great depression, as with so many other important and deserving books, may never enjoy the level of attenti...more
Feb 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
Here and Now: Letters (2008-2011)
3.72
an epistolary exchange of two literary luminaries, here and now collects three years of written correspondence between novelists j.m. coetzee and paul...more
Apr 2013
Apr 03, 2013
 
The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Obsession, Commerce, and Adventure
3.80
adam leith gollner's the fruit hunters is a delectable, alluring glimpse into the realm of fruit, pomology, and the sweet obsession it seems to engend...more
Dec 2012
Dec 11, 2012
 
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
3.73
the variability of translations is incontrovertible evidence of the limitless flexibility of human minds

is that a fish in your ear? is an accessible,...more
Oct 2012
Oct 30, 2012
 
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
3.35
interesting, but in no way thrilling or captivating, the man who loved books too much: the true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary...more
Jan 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
3.92
few books in the past decade have elicited as much fervent criticism, charged rhetoric, and heated opposition as christopher hitchens' antitheist expo...more
Feb 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution
3.70
to anyone that has been paying attention for the past few decades (or can recall the lessons of alcohol prohibition), it is rather evident that the wa...more
Jun 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
Make Good Art
4.28
after a video recording of neil gaiman's 2012 commencement speech at the university of the arts in philly went viral, it only made sense that it would...more
May 2013
May 10, 2013
 
The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time
3.58
the lost art of reading was adapted from a much shorter piece that originally appeared in the los angeles times (for whom david ulin formerly served a...more
Apr 2011
Apr 04, 2011
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