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The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
The Last Lecture
by Randy Pausch
read in December, 2011
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I've heard people say that Randy Pausch sounds nothing like a man about to die from pancreatic cancer. I disagree. I think he sounds exactly like someone who is about to die and is embracing the value of the time he has.

Deeply personal and full of e...more
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Factory Girls by Leslie T. Chang
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The world is full of growing economies, but to thrive a society requires those with fierce and deliberate minds- the dreamers with ambition, the fighters with a cause and the innovator who sees a cityscape where others see only shadows cast by clouds...more
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Disposable People by Kevin Bales
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The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
by Charles Dickens
read in July, 2010
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I felt my internal monologues slipping into the language style used in the book at times, so it's no question that I was captivated by this book.

Dickens tells the story of the young "Pip" as he transitions from a life of destitution and struggle into...more
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
read in December, 2009
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The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
The Giving Tree
by Shel Silverstein
read in January, 1994
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This big sucker-tree gets taken in by a child con-artist who gains wealth and happiness by abusing the love of his childhood friend. No redemption in this one kids, it ends with the trickster as an old man, resting his weary knees on top of the broke...more
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