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The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt
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This book recounts a fascinating new version of the evolution of Western Civilization since 1417, and links its modernization to a rather unexpected source. Essentially, this book has two narratives, one regarding the life of Poggio, and the other re ...more
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Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
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In his book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, Anthony Bourdain explores both his adventures and experiences within the culinary world, as well as the interesting details that readers might like to know about life in the ki ...more
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Thinking Like Your Editor by Susan Rabiner
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There is a lot of good stuff here about book publishing, how the process works, and what agents and editors tend to focus on. This is also accompanied by some advice that is likely quite useful. Unfortunately, the authors are a bit too opinionated an ...more
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Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
by Mary Roach (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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In her book, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Mary Roach explores much of the fascinating everyday science that plays a role in space travel. In sixteen chapters, the book covers such diverse subjects as the psychology behin ...more
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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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While many of the historical and scientific details given were truly fascinating, the central argument within the book was generally weakly supported, relying too much on anecdotal accounts, which took away from the reading experience. Still, I would ...more
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My Real Children by Jo Walton
My Real Children
by Jo Walton (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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I personally loved the book, though I do see where some issues arise. While the story details the two lives shared by one woman, there is never any explanation or certain resolution given, and the nature of the structure does generally necessitate th ...more
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Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver
Pigs in Heaven
by Barbara Kingsolver
read in March, 2015
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I very much enjoyed this book. There is a strong cultural dynamic, as well as the theme of motherhood and fear of loss. The characters are mostly compelling and, while the resolution is all a bit too neat, the story effectively drew me in throughout. ...more
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