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How Children Succeed by Paul Tough
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All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior
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As a new parent, the early chapters on the impact of newborns fascinated me and the later chapters terrified me. Lots of good food for thought here, particularly around the choices we make and the roles we construct for ourselves as parents.
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Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss
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Wow. A very comprehensive history of processed food and soda in the us. All driven by profit and the desire to increase sales and catering to a budget and time crunched consumer, the industry uses sophisticated marketing analytical and insights to cr...more
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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
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Interesting read in the same vein as her TED talk. Great insight into the assumptions that people make based on gender. Hopefully the start of awareness which will hopefully move the equality movement forward.
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The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
The Dovekeepers
by Alice Hoffman
read in March, 2013
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Beautifully written story about the Jews on Masada. Loved all the imagery and historical references. Only problem is that I read it in pieces and it was difficult to keep straight all the characters.
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Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson
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Seriously, what a great story! I have so much respect for this story of tenaciousness, humility and soul. An easy, uplifting read, good for any chef Marcus fans.
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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SantaLand Diaries by David Sedaris
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