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cory rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Red and Me by Bill Russell
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I LOVE SPORTS BOOKS! this book is great and so inspiring. it's really a book about friendship and leadership - detailing both the coach & player's approaches to team work and management. i learned so much that i want to be able to exemplify in my...more
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Custer Died for Your Sins by Vine Deloria Jr.
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there were some very interesting points, and stuff that i hadn't considered, even though i feel like i have thought a lot about the history of colonization of this land called the united states. there's a chapter on the relationship between tribes &...more
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Bananeras by Dana Frank
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i didn't know that banana unions were so strong in central/south america & it was inspiring to see how union women had brought feminist concerns to the fore of the banana unions. unfortunately, the multi-nationals have made business changes that...more
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Tinisima by Elena Poniatowska
Tinisima
by Elena Poniatowska
read in September, 2009
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i got this book because i wanted to read something by elena poniatowska & i thought i might read it in english first & then read it in spanish. but it was WAY too depressing to read a second time. it's an interesting glimpse into the lives of...more
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When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön
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this book is hella helpful when you're going through it. it's by a white lady (i think) who's really into buddhism, and i really can't comment on its value as a religious text because i know next to nothing about buddhism. however, i do know that thi...more
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Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen
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"she's going to be speaking at Bluestockings on Sept 16th.

also, when i'm done with the book you can have it. :)
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Heat Wave by Eric Klinenberg
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a very interesting look into the 1995 heat wave in Chicago in 1995 that killed more than 700. he goes through the social causes for their deaths, including neighborhood characteristics, city response, and media response. most of the folks who died we...more
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
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great book. i learned a lot about afghanistan and its history and he's an amazing story teller.
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