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The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
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The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
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Gaia's Garden by Toby Hemenway
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My introduction to Permaculture was inspiring.

He tended to ramble, or I felt like I was reading the same thing over and over gain. This has probably to do with the interconnectedness of this and that, and everything lovely. And I am so sold to whatev...more
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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
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Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen
recommended for: Anyone needing to justify their of love for their cousin
read in April, 2010
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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
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The biggest problem I had with Gladwell was his chapter on rice-paddies. There are other cultures that do rice cultivation, but don't have the same work ethic as people from East Asia. Gladwell makes no mention of the effect of Confucian teachings in...more
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Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell
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A Rather Lovely Inheritance by C.A. Belmond
A Rather Lovely Inheritance
by C.A. Belmond
read in March, 2010
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Although the main character and Jeremy aren't cousins by blood, it still grossed me out when they got together. It isn't physical inbreeding, it's "emotional inbreeding." I've coined that phrase just now.

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Paintings in Proust by Eric Karpeles
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