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A Brief History of Mankind
4.49
I believe I am relatively familiar with history in general, and I'm usually not very excited about reading more about it. But this book was something...more
Sep 19, 2013
Sep 05, 2013
 
Women
3.92
Henry Chinasky hates women. Henry Chinasky loves women. He abuses them, they abuse him. He rapes them, they rape him, they all end up smiling. He's cr...more
Sep 04, 2014
Mar 30, 2013
 
The Possible And The Actual (Jessie And John Danz Lectures)
4.27
This is a book about the philosophy of biology (or the biology of philosophy), written in the early 80's by Francois Jacob, a Nobel laureate and a sma...more
Nov 16, 2013
Nov 09, 2013
 
Man's Search for Meaning
4.32
With observation of no one else but a psychiatrist, Frankl describes some of the atrocities of Auschwitz as well as the day to day struggle of a priso...more
Mar 07, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
Everyman
3.52
This book was okay. It wasn't hard to read, and it wasn't really boring, it was just... a story.
It was a nice story, about the life of a man and abou...more
Sep 26, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
 
The Sense of Touch
4.26
*FIRST READS*
I am required to say that I won this book on a goodreads giveaway.
There's something really exciting about a writer sending you his own bo...more
Nov 09, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
 
בעיקר על אהבה
3.60
It's a book about love, the pure love for books, and characters, and narrators, and stories.
About love for writing but mostly love for reading.
Meir S...more
Feb 24, 2014
Sep 06, 2013
 
Le grand cahier
4.12
Short but full of impact, I can feel how this book is different from any other book.
A lot of questions remains unsolved, as very few questions were a...more
Mar 23, 2014
Mar 21, 2014
 
Where Underpants Come From
3.33
I never read travel books. Maybe, except for Joules Verne, which never really had to travel but in his imagination (which got him pretty far, though)....more
Jan 06, 2012
Nov 25, 2011
 
Historical Decisions, Hysterical Decisions
2.70
I like history, but it too specific, too detailed, there was almost not fun in reading it. They tried to spice it up but come on, it was a list of gen...more
not set
Feb 22, 2013
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
3.99
Not so hard to believe none of my friends actually finished that book - it does take almost 100 years of solitude to read it.

It tells the story of a f...more
Oct 10, 2012
Sep 23, 2011
 
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
3.87
What I liked about this pilgrimage is that unlike every other story that deals with someone traveling a long way, it wasn't all that predictable. It h...more
Jun 27, 2013
Jun 01, 2013
 
Pygmy
2.95
**spoiler alert** For the most of it, it was a great book. Although written in Chinglish (wrong grammar, choosing to use some of the worst possible sy...more
Nov 03, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
 
Brock's Biology of Microorganisms
4.04
Mostly superficial. I haven't read all of it, but as a textbook used in a lab course, it could do much better work in explaining and elaborating and n...more
Jun 27, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
 
The Museum of Unconditional Surrender
3.98
Trying to be sophisticated and artsy, trying to talk about literature and art, a continuous name-dropping of random Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian names, a...more
May 25, 2014
Sep 22, 2011
 
Breakfast with Socrates: An Extraordinary (Philosophical) Journey Through Your Ordinary Day
3.24
It was ok. Kind of superfecial but gives a nice overview of some philosophers and some other thinkers. I guess I need to give it some more time to get...more
Sep 23, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Snuff
3.15
I liked this book, but it's not for everyone.

It's a book about the porn industry, so basically - it's bold, provocative and sometimes gross. But it wa...more
Nov 21, 2012
Oct 22, 2011
 
Death in Venice and Other Tales
3.82
The book contains four short stories, two of which are very good, and two are long, boring and barely have any point or solid content (Death in Venice...more
Jul 26, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
Very good mystery. Not just an obvious one, but something a little more complex with actual fucked up characters, complicated plot and good writing.
I...more
Oct 2011
Sep 21, 2011
 
Selected Poems
4.15
Emily Dickinson wrote too many poems on nature and on death.
Be prepared, because I wasn't.
Most of them are not great and are not interesting at all.
S...more
Sep 06, 2013
May 25, 2013
 
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
4.05
Great book.
Very easy to read, very interesting.
Gave me some take-home messages, about how irrational I really am, and how can I deal with it.
I love Da...more
Jun 13, 2012
Jan 06, 2012
 
Conversations on Game Theory
4.28
Great book.
Made me think of the world as a mathematical game, and I loved it.
not set
May 16, 2012
 
הנאום הסודי (Leo Demidov, #2)
3.75
A pretty good thriller, well-researched and pretty convincing - Soviet Russia and Hungary, gang wars and Gulags in Siberia.
However, it wasn't as genui...more
Oct 15, 2013
Sep 21, 2011
 
The Slave
4.16
It was kind of banal, and overcrowded with Jewish mitzvahs and rituals, which I may be familiar with, but were still boring. Although it deals with si...more
Oct 22, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
Hide & Seek
3.05
Really bad. No idea why I read it.
Jan 2010
Oct 03, 2012
 
Breakfast at Tiffany's
3.90
Everyone knows a Holly Golightly. I know a couple - girls who are not tied to the ground, floating in the world between people, never really find thei...more
Jun 29, 2014
Aug 07, 2012
 
Sunset Park
3.54


Deep, even too deep. So much of this book is about things that happen in the minds of the heroes, but so little happen. Everything is a metaphor, eve...more
Nov 08, 2012
Nov 23, 2011
 
The Communist Manifesto
3.46
It has some interesting ideas, but in general it was badly written and probably badly translated. All written in long, complex sentences, it was reall...more
Sep 20, 2013
Sep 21, 2011
 
Franny and Zooey
3.98
It started really good, and I really liked it, but got carried away to having no point at all.
The characters are great and very human but also kind of...more
Feb 02, 2014
Sep 21, 2011
 
The Contortionist's Handbook
4.01
Amazing. Thrilling and exciting.
Couldn't stop reading.
Recommended for anyone who ever liked any Chuck Palanhiuk novel!
Jun 07, 2012
May 25, 2012
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