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Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
4.30
While technically "Walkable City" is a book about urban planning (which sounds potentially pretty dull) this is a fascinating, entertaining book of re ...more
Mar 2014
Mar 09, 2014
 
Drawn from the Heart: A Memoir
4.20
Like most autobiographies, this begins by recounting tales and experiences from childhood. Well written and interesting, there is little unexpected he ...more
Mar 24, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
 
The Vitamin Cure for Migraines: How to Prevent and Treat Migraine Headaches Using Nutrition and Vitamin Supplementation
4.00
The most helpful book about migraines I've ever read, (and I've read quite a number).

The author, Steve Hickey, is a medical biophysicist, and more imp
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May 2013
May 22, 2013
 
A World of Other People
3.89
A short and evocative fable-like novel set in blitz-era London (featuring an Australian pilot hailing originally from Melbourne's Essendon) that remin ...more
Sep 23, 2013
Sep 22, 2013
 
One Day
3.73
Frustrating, funny and compelling. I never completely came to like the leading male character, but nonetheless I couldn't stop reading. One of those n ...more
Dec 16, 2013
Dec 15, 2013
 
How to Win Friends and Influence People
4.04
Despite the manipulative sounding title this book is in fact full of sensible, non-evils tips for getting along with people, and influencing them too ...more
Apr 2013
May 05, 2013
 
Pompey Elliott
4.45
Biographies don't get much more thorough than this one, and Pompey Elliott had a remarkable life and a phenomenal impact. If you're interested in the ...more
May 2014
May 15, 2014
 
Lessons in Letting Go: Confessions of a Hoarder
3.57
Although Corinne Grant is a comedian, this book is not really a comedy. While it is enjoyable, and has some comic moments, the strength of the book is ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
 
The Selfish Society: How We All Forgot to Love One Another and Made Money Instead
3.73
Although I largely agree with Sue Gerhardt's idea that as a society we need to nurture children more so that we don't continue on our current uber-sel ...more
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Jan 28, 2013
 
One Plus One
3.96
Pure romantic escapism that is as entertaining as it is improbable - and this story is highly improbable! The start is a bit slow but it becomes funny ...more
Sep 2014
Sep 21, 2014
 
Man's Search for Meaning
4.31
I intend to read, re-read and re-re-read this incredible little book regularly for the rest of my life!
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May 05, 2013
 
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway
3.98
Many self-help books are kind of meh, but this one is a classic for a reason.
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Jan 28, 2013
 
The Shaking Woman, or A History of My Nerves
3.41
A must-read if you have weird migraines.
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Jan 28, 2013
 
Middlemarch
3.89
The first 100 pages are pretty hard going, but I persisted because this is one of my Dad's all time favourite books. I'm glad I did because this is a ...more
Jan 28, 2013
Apr 16, 2012
 
Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall
4.14
Funder's warmth makes these devastating tales bearable. A riveting read about history and humanity.
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Mar 15, 2013
 
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
3.65
Actually lives up to its name. A funny, moving, weird, angry, upsetting, philosophical, not-quite-all-true memoir of a super-smart Gen X orphan, who c ...more
Apr 2013
Jan 28, 2013
 
The Family Law
3.85
Well written, highly enjoyable and funny!
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Jan 03, 2013
 
The World According to Garp
4.04
Very, very strange... but enjoyable.
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Bossypants
3.92
Disappointing.
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Jan 28, 2013
 
Impractical Jokes
3.97
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Apr 16, 2012
 
1984
4.09
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Apr 16, 2012
 
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1-5)
4.35
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Apr 16, 2012
 
The Silver Donkey
3.76
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Mar 15, 2013
 
Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping
2.93
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Apr 16, 2012
 
It's Kind of a Funny Story
4.15
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Sep 02, 2013
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.26
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Aya (Aya #1)
3.68
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Jan 03, 2013
 
Eucalyptus
3.51
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Daniel Deronda
3.81
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Sep 02, 2013
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