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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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One More Thing by B.J. Novak
One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
by B.J. Novak (Goodreads Author)
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I understand why some people are saying "one star" or "i wish i could give zero stars!" but i also see why some people are swooning. the book is entertaining, glib, poignant, deep, shallow, heavy, light, pretentious, funny, smart, and smart-dumb. tha ...more
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Where did you go Bernadette by Maria Semple
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The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.
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I'm not going to f*ing give fewer than 5 stars to the person who wrote:

"Unless you are operating such a truck and hence are concerned with the safety of children and illiterates, use inflammable."

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Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Dept. of Speculation
by Jenny Offill
read in May, 2015
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A spontaneous mother's day treat for myself from my favorite bookstore.
It was a gem of a quick read (great for mommies), but will linger with me for days months and years, depressing me in the best ways.
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Decisive by Chip Heath
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oh geez, i can't believe this is the ONLY BOOK I READ IN 2014. And it was work assignment.
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No One Belongs Here More Than You by Miranda July
No One Belongs Here More Than You
by Miranda July (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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I alternated story by story between this book and ZZ Packer (depending on where I was in the house), so I think the experience of reading this book suffered from the comparison. I can understand the hipster hate... it's not an easy piece of overprice ...more
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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
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How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
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