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Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
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I'm not particularly into Steve Martin's comedy, nor am I really a big fan of stand-up, but thanks to my obsession with Nerdist, I love listening to stand-up comedians talk *about* stand-up, and it's what drew me to this book. Having been disappointe...more
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
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Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
by Sheryl Sandberg
recommended to Nessreen by: Khayra Bundakji
read in November, 2013
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I liked this for its timely presence in my bookshelf and its relevance to my career at the moment, although I'm not so much struggling with discrimination as I am with a lack of confidence. There were chapters I didn't really think were relevant to m...more
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2013
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While I've read better stories from Neil Gaiman, I still can't get over how well he writes, or how deftly he transports the reader back and forth through time. I always read his novels as a writer, and always before a big project for that extra inspi...more
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The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
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A great self-help book when I wasn't really looking for one. It's timely, at least for me at this point as I'm trying to create habits that would let me focus on other things. I recommend it to anyone who's trying to be better an anything.
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I Wear the Black Hat by Chuck Klosterman
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I love Chuck Klosterman's essays on pop culture, they're like extended versions of magazine features. I also love villains.
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Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
Dad Is Fat
by Jim Gaffigan
read in September, 2013
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Jim Gaffigan is hilarious on Twitter. On Twitter. I figured he'd be funnier in a full-length book. He has great material, I think it's the "delivery" that fell because he seemed to be explaining a lot of his bits throughout the book. Also, I dunno, b...more
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