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A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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This book is much like Caleb's Crossing, about the destruction of a culture, this book the destruction of an African group; Caleb's Crossing, the destruction of a Native American group. Also. the ideas in the book are similar to the ideas in the pla...more
Lost for Words by Edward St. Aubyn
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A waste of great skills. Reminds me of a Beatle's line: "Her Majesty's a pretty nice girl but she doesn't have a lot to say." I thought I would learn something about why people read and write and judge books beyond the obvious. He does have a few gre...more
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In Defense of Lost Causes by Slavoj Žižek
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Love Is a Story by Robert J. Sternberg
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The Art of Happiness by Dalai Lama XIV
The Art of Happiness
by Dalai Lama XIV
read in June, 2014
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Seems like a nice guy. I don't find him particularly insightful. I'm neither Buddhist nor a new age guy. Just doomed to be miserable I guess.t
24/7 by Jonathan Crary
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Simplistic application of a Marxist paradigm applied to a complex topic. No analysis of physiology or purposes of sleep. Asserts that capitalists want to end sleep because they can't sell it. He could have written this idea on the back of a postage...more
Big Data Marketing by Lisa Arthur
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I suffered through this book because I agreed to read it. I wondered throughout my reading how a person could write a book about data with literally no data. I expected a book about using big data in marketing. I expected to learn something about dat...more
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
" One review, written by my GR friend Barbara Thompson, led me to THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN. I've read none of the other hundreds, thousands of reviews -- who's counting? I can easily dismiss unintentional plagiarism and chance as explanations f... " Read more of this review »
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Daniel Gilbert
“The things we do when we expect our lives to continue are naturally and properly different than the things we might do if we expected them to end abruptly. We go easy on the lard and tobacco, smile dutifully at yet another of our supervisor's witless jokes, read books like this one when we could be wearing paper hats and eating pistachio macaroons in the bathtub, and we do each of these things in the charitable service of the people we will soon become.”
Daniel Gilbert, Stumbling on Happiness

Daniel Gilbert
“Our brain accepts what the eyes see and our eye looks for whatever our brain wants.”
Daniel Gilbert, Stumbling on Happiness

John M. Gottman
“We move in response to our conversation partner’s face, and our brain also fires as we move those muscles and stirs the passions. Paralyzing the face is idiotic.”
John M. Gottman

Daniel Gilbert
“The average newspaper boy in Pittsburgh knows more about the universe than did Galileo, Aristotle, Leonardo, or any of those other guys who were so smart they only needed one name.”
Daniel Gilbert, Stumbling on Happiness

Daniel Gilbert
“The belief-transmission network of which we are a part cannot operate without a continuously replenished supply of people to do the transmitting, thus the belief that children are a source of happiness becomes a part of our cultural wisdom simply because the opposite belief unravels the fabric of any society that holds it.”
Daniel Gilbert, Stumbling on Happiness

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