Kevin

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Kevin.


Add as a Friend Follow Reviews   Send Message | Compare Books


Seeking Palestine...
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 139 of 202)
Apr 10, 2013 03:14AM

 
Thinking, Fast an...
Kevin is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (33%)
Feb 28, 2013 01:36PM

 
In the Hands of t...
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 84 of 480)
Feb 19, 2013 05:52PM

 
See all 4 books that Kevin is reading…

Kevin's Recent Updates

Kevin is now friends with Laura Podratz
59482273
Kevin is now following Stephen King's reviews
26367680
Kevin rated a book it was amazing
One Man's Justice by Akira Yoshimura
One Man's Justice
by Akira Yoshimura
read in April, 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin is currently reading
Seeking Palestine by Raja Shehadeh
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin rated a book really liked it
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yōko Ogawa
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin is currently reading
In the Hands of the Great Spirit by Jake Page
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin is currently reading
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kevin rated a book really liked it
Salvador by Joan Didion
Salvador
by Joan Didion
read in February, 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
Salvador is Didion's account her 2-week trip to El Salvador in 1982, then a country in the early stages of a 12 year brutal civil war. Her opening report describes some of the carnage and the everyday terror Salvadorans experience. The opening report ...more
Kevin rated a book really liked it
The Pencil by Henry Petroski
Rate this book
Clear rating
The pencil is such a simple piece of technology that it is often ignored. No one gives it a second thought to lose a pencil or throw one away. In fact, it’s the only piece of property that we lend to perfect strangers with little or no expectations o ...more
Kevin wants to read 35 books in the 2013 Reading Challenge
940
He has read 12 books toward his goal of 35 books.
 
Create your own 2013 Reading Challenge »
More of Kevin's books…
John McPhee
“I used to sit in class and listen to the terms come floating down the room like paper airplanes.”
John McPhee, Basin and Range

Richard Feynman
“I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.”
Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman
“The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
Richard Feynman

John McPhee
“If you free yourself from the conventional reaction to a quantity like a million years, you free yourself a bit from the boundaries of human time. And then in a way you do not live at all, but in another way you live forever.”
John McPhee, Basin and Range

Stephen Jay Gould
“Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.”
Stephen Jay Gould

1139 Science and Inquiry — 2814 members — last activity 6 hours, 33 min ago
This Group explores scientific topics. We have an active monthly book club, as well as discussions on a variety of topics including Science in the New ...more
13824 Literary Darkness — 3094 members — last activity 8 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to an appreciation of important works of literature, both classic and contemporary... that happen to fall into the category of ...more
30234 Fly Fish Literati — 147 members — last activity Sep 14, 2016 11:49AM
Fly Fish Literati is a group of readers dedicated to those writers who have blended the experience of fly fishing with Literature (with a capital L). ...more
8115 The History Book Club — 12707 members — last activity 13 minutes ago
"Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads and the ...more
4170 The Sword and Laser — 22860 members — last activity 16 minutes ago
Online discussion forum for the Sword and Laser video show, podcast and book club! Subscribe to the audio podcast: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ ...more
More of Kevin’s groups…
Laura P...
0 books | 27 friends

Jeanie
17 books | 6 friends

Crystal
93 books | 38 friends

K B
K B
19 books | 62 friends

Bloomsb...
258 books | 634 friends

Martha ...
146 books | 301 friends


Fires on the Plain by Shōhei ŌokaBlack Rain by Masuji IbuseShipwrecks by Akira YoshimuraBattle Royale by Koushun TakamiThe Housekeeper and the Professor by Yōko Ogawa
Best Japanese Books
487 books — 2,319 voters
Cosmos by Carl SaganA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondInto Thin Air by Jon KrakauerSurely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
Best Non-Fiction (non biography)
3,964 books — 5,877 voters

More…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
50 (0.0%)

correct:
32 (64.0%)

skipped:
8 (13.8%)

310163 out of 4281225

streak:
2

best streak:
7

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by Kevin

Lists liked by Kevin