Darren Hawkins’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Darren.

http://www.goodreads.com/darhawk

Darren's Recent Updates

Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer The Secret Knowledge of Water by Craig Childs Vote on this list »
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Rate this book
Clear rating
Darren Hawkins wants to read
Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman
Rate this book
Clear rating
Darren Hawkins wants to read
Cadillac Desert by Marc Reisner
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis
Rate this book
Clear rating
I've always been intrigued by Lewis and Clark, and I enjoy generally books about adventuring and exploration. But I never really thought I would want to read their journals. They are massive, to begin. And how interesting can it be to say--"Made 20 m...more
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré
" First off, I understand that Tinker Tailor is a spy novel, and that Le Carre obviously wanted to achieve a certain effect appropriate to the genre, and to keep everything "realistic." But it was jargon-y to a fault, and in keeping its audience as... " Read more of this review »
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré
" I freely admit that I am not smart enough to appreciate this book.

The whole thing was way too convoluted for me. First I was in one character's head, then another, then back to the first. Then there was a third character who mostly made cameo appe... " Read more of this review »
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré
Rate this book
Clear rating
I thought "The Spy Who Came In from the Cold" a masterpiece, and so moved on to this book. It's not my favorite. In fact, far from it. The quality of the writing is very fine, but keeping track of the plot and characters is challenging. Everything mo...more
The Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le Carré
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wow
The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons by John Wesley Powell
Rate this book
Clear rating
Powell was not only an intrepid explorer and first-rate scientist but also a very fine author. I'm amazed at his many talents and interests: geology, mapping, anthropology, botany, etc. He combined a scientific sensibility with an artist's appreciati...more
More of Darren's books…
Tristan
1,518 books | 287 friends

Morgan
111 books | 137 friends

Ellen
29 books | 38 friends

Melissa
565 books | 111 friends

Ann Snider
101 books | 213 friends

Michael...
157 books | 31 friends

Austin
263 books | 285 friends

Cathy B...
0 books | 49 friends

More friends…
Desert Solitaire by Edward AbbeyEating Animals by Jonathan Safran FoerThe Secret Knowledge of Water by Craig Childs
Best Environmental Books
420 books — 534 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Giver by Lois Lowry1984 by George OrwellEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardAnimal Farm by George Orwell
Best Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
1,795 books — 16,048 voters

More…
Ender's Game by Orson Scott CardDune by Frank HerbertThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams1984 by George OrwellFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Best Science Fiction
1,408 books — 2,088 voters
Ender's Game by Orson Scott CardDune by Frank Herbert1984 by George OrwellFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books
4,082 books — 15,292 voters

More…



Polls voted on by this member