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Emily Flynn Emily Flynn said: " I'm currently in training to become a birth doula and I picked up this book amongst the other dozen or so necessary for certification. So far, so good. It's an easy read, nothing spectacular, but I'm really enjoying reading it.

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Emily Flynn rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
The Dharma Bums
by Jack Kerouac
read in July, 2009
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I hated On the Road because it went on and on and on so I decided to give ol' Kerouac another go. I like this better, but mostly I want to go climb the mountain and not read about it...My guess is that's the point, so I guess it's good.
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The History Of Human Rights by Micheline R. Ishay
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A bit in the intro sums this up pretty well:
"In an effort to reach an intelligent lay audience that may have limited patience with technical language and abstract theoretical speculation, this book addresses questions of academic and political import
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Torture Team by Philippe Sands
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This is soooo good. I usually hate name game books about political anything because I have such a hard time keeping up, but this is really really interesting. For a lawyer, Sands is completely readable without trying to prose it up too much or keep h ...more
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The Birth House by Ami McKay
The Birth House
by Ami McKay (Goodreads Author)
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This book was well researched, but still came off hokey at times. I love historical fiction, but every so often, the author seems to be trying to hard to incorporate every last detail of his/her research into the 200 or so pages, and it just doesn't ...more
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Birth as an American Rite of Passage by Robbie Davis-Floyd
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The Blue Cotton Gown by Patricia Harman
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I'm currently in training to become a birth doula and I picked up this book amongst the other dozen or so necessary for certification. So far, so good. It's an easy read, nothing spectacular, but I'm really enjoying reading it.

A had a teacher in hig
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Bagombo Snuff Box by Kurt Vonnegut
Bagombo Snuff Box
by Kurt Vonnegut
read in February, 2009
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YAY for more Vonnegut short stories!
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Hieronymus Bosch by Jos Koldeweij
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
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This is post 9/11 fiction about 9/11 that wasn't totally awful. Actually, it was pretty interesting. I read it just because it was there amongst a limited pool of other books (and bc Aria told me to), but it turned out to be a nice Sunday off read.
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Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
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