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The China Study by T. Colin Campbell
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How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman
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Unconventional Success by David F. Swensen
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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The God of Small Things
by Arundhati Roy
read in July, 2005
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A sad and angry book. Shows how normal family dynamics get totally f***ed up when only the men have the power. Also exposes the horror of the caste system. People in the west who are into "Indian philosophy" should read this book - this what happens ...more
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Atlas Shrugged & The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Atlas Shrugged & The Fountainhead
by Ayn Rand
recommended for: children 12 - 14
read in January, 2006
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The Fountainhead is a great book for kids: encourages them to study hard, think independently, and take responsibility for their own happiness. Too simplistic for adults. Atlas Shrugged is more of the same and not quite as good. But I would still rec ...more
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Mutagenesis by Helen Collins
Mutagenesis
by Helen Collins
recommended to Karina by: io9
read in March, 2008
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I remember thinking as I was reading the book "It's amazing how the biological sciences have advanced since the sixties." The book is written in 1992! It was dated before it was published.
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Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
Consider Phlebas (Culture, #1)
by Iain M. Banks
recommended to Karina by: io9
read in February, 2008
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This book reads like a video game. In fact, Master Chief has more personality then all of the characters put together.

The book is supposed to be about artificial intelligence and religious extremism confronted by an open society. At least that's wha
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The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Dispossessed
by Ursula K. Le Guin
read in January, 2006
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This is my favorite book. I like all the books by Ursula LeGuin I've read so far (yes, even The Word For World is Forest), but this one is definitely the best.

Some readers think The Dispossessed is intended to promote anarchism, but that would be to
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Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers by Moosewood Collective
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So many good ideas! You really can eat delicious freshly-cooked meals every day. Some recipes are high in fat and/or simple carbs, but you can always adjust the ingredients.
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