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Immigrants by Philippe Legrain
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An excellent argument for open borders. My only serious complaint is that Legrain still writes as though "us" and "them" exist and are clearly demarcated. True, he's talking to the people in power, the people who style themselves "us" and are capable ...more
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A Good Childhood by Judy Dunn
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A compelling argument for the "law of love", and human responsibility towards others, in the context of improving the experiences of all children.
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Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
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The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
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Intelligent and thought-provoking, but if you step outside the model of a society run on the principles of market capitalism, I wonder how much water it still holds.
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Viva South America! by Oliver Balch
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India With Sanjeev Bhaskar by Sanjeev Bhaskar
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Cosmopolitanism by Kwame Anthony Appiah
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Berlin by David Clay Large
Berlin
by David Clay Large
read in February, 2011
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I spent most of a month reading this 600-page monster, and went to Berlin at the end of it! It was fantastic, when I was there I felt like the city was an old friend - certainly a place whose (often painful) geography I understood very well. Reading ...more
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Over to You by Roald Dahl
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