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Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
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Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
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Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
Men Explain Things to Me
by Rebecca Solnit
recommended to Jana by: Jacklyn
recommended for: everyone
read in July, 2014
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As always, Solnit gets me to look at things in a different way and explore subjects deeper. This book of essays provides food for thought, a little hope, and a lot more questions.
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Commencement by J. Courtney Sullivan
Commencement
by J. Courtney Sullivan (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Jana by: Melanie
read in July, 2014
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This book lightly critiques feminism through the relationship between four women who went to Smith together. There are some serious topics explored but really only at the surface level. The book left me wondering why do men hate women so much? And by...more
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Wild Coast by John Gimlette
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Jana and 45 other people liked Robert's review of Rules of Civility:
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
" This is the rare example of a book that makes you appreciate the art of writing. It is indeed remarkable that this first time author has created a debut novel that succeeds in every way. Mr. Towles has crafted a true masterpiece. This stylish, ele... " Read more of this review »
Jana and 74 other people liked switterbug (Betsey)'s review of Rules of Civility:
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
" If a novel could win an award for best cinematography, this would take home the gold. Amor Towles's sophisticated retro-era novel of manners captures Manhattan 1938 with immaculate lucidity and a silvery focus on the gin and the jazz, the nightclu... " Read more of this review »
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Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
Rules of Civility
by Amor Towles
recommended to Jana by: Melanie
read in July, 2014
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This was an entertaining and educational read. The characters were interesting and the story moved along quickly. Smart and fun!
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Eye of the Albatross by Carl Safina
Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival
by Carl Safina (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: Suzanne
read in July, 2014
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Another interesting journey taken by Carl Safina. The amount of plastic in the ocean and what it is doing to wildlife is distressing at the very least. Safina books are a great combination of the personal, the natural, and the scientific. This one is...more
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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
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