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Personal Days
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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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The title says it all - this book covers everything. How we came to be, how earth supports life, how humans came to exist and theories as to why we became so dominant. Because it's Bryson, though, it's funny.
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The Pillow Book by Sei Shōnagon
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This is just an incredible thing to read. Sei Shonagon was a lady in waiting to the empress of Japan over 1000 years ago, and this is her journal. It is the most complete historical work found for that time period in Japan.

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The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
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Not as good as Blink, seems a little too general and not as compelling. Still a fun, easy read though.
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Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
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Everyone says to follow your instincts, but sometimes you shouldn't. Very interesting how sometimes our instincts can be dead wrong, but also sometimes dead on.

Overall I loved this book. I am currently reading The Tipping Point and think that Blink i
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Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer
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Seriously, fear the Mormons. Fear religion in general. A very interesting book that is scary and sobering about the role of religion in the lives of some disturbed people, and about the growth of mormonism as a whole. Well written and fascinating.
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Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent
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I really liked it for the most part, not your typical gender-switch humor, which is done so much on crappy tv shows that we don't even think about what it really would be like to live as the other gender for a while.

It was well written and interestin
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