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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
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Wesley the Owl by Stacey O'Brien
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For an easy read, this book was tough on me. I liked the author a lot, but I was troubled by her sometimes contradictory attitudes toward animals, particularly when she waded into discussions of ethics, intelligence, and rights. This book raises impo...more
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Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams
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Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss
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Diet for a New America by John Robbins Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer A Big Fat Crisis by Deborah Cohen Healthy Eating for Life for Children by Physicians Committee for Re... Vote on this list »
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Bossypants by Tina Fey
Bossypants
by Tina Fey
read in February, 2014
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Confession: I listened to the audiobook, which had been recommended to me. I'd heard that Tina Fey was HYSTERICALLY FUNNY and it was available for download from my library (best service ever!), so why not?

Why not? Because I was listening to the audio...more
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A Big Fat Crisis by Deborah Cohen
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Who's to blame for the obesity epidemic in the United States? Deborah Cohen, a medical doctor and public health researcher, examines the food environment and the psychology of impulse consumption. Her conclusion? We evolved to crave sugar, fat, and c...more
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Nudge by Richard H. Thaler
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Thaler and Sunstein argue that, intentional or not, everyday decisions nudge us toward certain outcomes. We opt for defaults. We vote for the first name on the ballot. We buy the candy bar in the checkout aisle. And so "choice architects" -- the soft...more
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Unconscious Branding by Douglas Van Praet
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I found the first half of this book, which deals with neuromarketing, to be very interesting from a consumer's and an advocate's perspective. I just skimmed the second half though, since it was really geared to people in advertising/marketing. If I h...more
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Buyology by Martin Lindstrom
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Wow, what a fascinating read! Martin Lindstrom describes a series of studies he conducted, together with neuroscientists, to study how the human brain responds to branding and marketing. This book reveals a lot about how our brains work, what sells a...more
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