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"OMG! It's just as good as Delee said!" Jun 14, 2015 05:29AM

 
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The Life-Changing Magic of Cluttering Up by Woody Evans
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The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant
"This is the best introduction to Western philosophy that the layman can find. It's a "dummies" book which, however, does not assume that the reader is a dummy.

I would have given it a five, had it included Eastern philosophies too."
The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
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The Life-Changing Magic of Cluttering Up by Woody Evans
The Life-Changing Magic of Cluttering Up: A Meditation on Meanings in Messes (And Why The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Might Miss a Few Things)
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Woody Evans’ The Life-Changing Magic of Cluttering Up: A Meditation on Meanings in Messes (And Why The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Might Miss a Few Things) is clearly a satire. Right from the title, a play on Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Mag ...more
Guinness World Records 2015 by Craig Glenday
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The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth
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The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant
"I bought it purely by chance. There was a bookstore in baroda which kept my usual staple diet of thrillers etc. so as usual i went to buy my Ludlum and Forsyth. While browsing i saw it and was impressed by names most of which were unknown to me. S..." Read more of this review »
Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever by Richard Scarry
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Emma has real doubts about that title. I fought for Richard Scarry, but I'm afraid the 5 year old girl might be right.

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Teaching Outside the Box by LouAnne Johnson
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