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A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-first Century
4.19
did not like it
I read "A Thomas Jefferson Education" for a book club. I had never heard of the book and didn't really know what to expect...except that when I got it ...more
Jun 2007
Jan 23, 2008
 
When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II
3.88
really liked it
Great read, and inspired me to finally read "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" and "Strange Fruit", my two favorite books this year.
May 2015
Jan 21, 2015
 
The Underground Girls of Kabul
4.07
really liked it
"Afghan women often describe the difference between men and women in just one word: freedom.

As in: Men have it, women do not."

Once you get past the i
...more
Jan 02, 2016
Dec 30, 2014
 
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
3.60
it was ok
I was not as impressed with this book as I thought I would be. In fact, it was a real downer. The author's tone got on my nerves after awhile. She mad ...more
Sep 2008
Jul 22, 2008
 
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
3.93
really liked it
I picked this up from the library after hearing and loving Sheryl Sandberg's interview with Diane Rehm. I loved it, and found her thoughts and advice ...more
Jan 2013
May 12, 2014
 
Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream
3.37
liked it
This guy set out on his journey and wrote this book as a response to "Nickel and Dimed". Adam takes a train to a new city with a sleeping bag and $25, ...more
not set
Jul 22, 2008
 
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
4.06
really liked it
I really enjoyed this walk through the past few decades of major Supreme Court decisions. It was fascinating to learn more about the individual justic ...more
Jul 18, 2008
Feb 21, 2008
 
Black Like Me
4.12
really liked it
In 1960, a white author disguises himself as a black man and goes to several states in the South to experience prejudice firsthand. His experiences ar ...more
Jan 2006
Feb 10, 2008
 
Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook: The Essential Guide to Caring for Everything in Your Home
4.24
really liked it
Great reference book, and it's enormous. I have been reading the sections room by room to learn how to really keep my house clean. It's also a great r ...more
not set
Feb 19, 2008
 
Brave Companions: Portraits In History
3.96
really liked it
Another great McCullough book. Each chapter features a different person from history, which made it easy to read off and on.
Jan 2006
May 05, 2008
 
Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box
4.11
it was amazing
Really changed the way I viewed relationships, my actions towards others and their actions towards me.
Jan 2003
Jan 23, 2008
 
No More Goodbyes: Circling the Wagons Around Our Gay Loved Ones
4.25
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 16, 2014
 
Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin
4.23
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 16, 2014
 
Dear Mem Fox, I Have Read All Your Books Even the Pathetic Ones: And Other Incidents in the Life of a Children’s Book Author
3.81
really liked it
None
Apr 16, 2014
Jul 02, 2008
 
A People's History of the United States
4.07
really liked it
None
Sep 10, 2012
Feb 21, 2008
 
We Are Our Mothers' Daughters
3.51
really liked it
None
Apr 27, 2015
Apr 16, 2014
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