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The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
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The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
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The iPhone is a wondrous thing. People rave about it, but would anyone consider writing a poem about it? That's very unlikely. Poetry still exists, but it has been almost entirely subsumed into musical lyrics given to us by the relative few who write ...more
Clif and 3 other people liked Dhandayutha's review of On the Internet:
On the Internet by Hubert L. Dreyfus
Primary criticism Dreyfus rise against Internet is about commitment.
Dreyfus raises four arguments.

1. Library vs Hyperlink
2. Distance Learning vs Real learning
3. Virtual presence as a Second life
4. Committed Individual vs Anonymous spectator. To s..." Read more of this review »
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Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe
" I haven't read Hooking Up either, Cameron. "
Clif rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe
Back to Blood
by Tom Wolfe
read in October, 2014
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Tom Wolfe's books are all about respect. Everyone wants it but all are very stingy in giving it unless they run into someone who is physically attractive or wealthy - and even in those cases the respect is only on the surface.

The power of beauty and
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Strange Justice by Jane Mayer
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We've all seen the statue of justice blindfolded, eyes covered so that the accused cannot be seen.

If only justice worked that way! What "Strange Justice" gives the reader is an account of how a process, some might call it a circus, works. While it's
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Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen
"This book was a super fast read. Anna Quindlen is known for her column in the New York Times when she was in her thirties. She recounted her life in her thirties as a mom and a worker (what many people including myself do in blog form now).

Now in..." Read more of this review »
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Righteous Victims by Benny Morris
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This is a must read, a reference for anyone who wants a comprehensive understanding of Zionism and its effect on the Middle East.

Benny Morris is one of the Israeli "new historians" who punctured the mythology built by Zionists of the creation of Isra
Purpose by Wyclef Jean
"This book sucked me in. I love memoirs because it allows people to relate to those who are in the spotlight and have gained celebrity status. Wyclef is a very well-known rapper and producer in the United States. He is most well-known for his time..." Read more of this review »
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