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Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Eating Animals
by Jonathan Safran Foer
read in May, 2010
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This is a MUST READ for anyone who puts any animal products in their mouth! yes, this means you!!!!!

If you think you care about animals and continue to eat meat, please give this one a read. Yes, there are some gorey parts that I had to skip over. No...more
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The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
The White Tiger
by Aravind Adiga
read in June, 2010
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Just finished this book last night - it's a wild ride through the streets of Delhi, where I plan to visit in a few months. Adiga doesn't pull any punches about the class struggles in India: he writes how the poor want to look like the rich (and grow...more
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What is the What by Dave Eggers
What is the What
by Dave Eggers
read in January, 2007
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Anytime I feel blue, I pick up this book to hear Valentino - as channeled through Dave Eggers - describe life as a Sudanese refugee. His spirit is amazing, and I will never forget the portion of the book where he and his starving Lost Boys gobble dow...more
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
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what a book! there's a double suspense of how the organizers will get the chicago world's fair off the ground, and of when the serial killer will be discovered as women disappear and disappear...
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
by Barbara Kingsolver
recommended for: gardeners, food activists, countryside dreamers
read in January, 2008
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This book is pornography for gardeners...made me want to run away to the country and never come home...that said, she gets a little preachy and doesn't acknowledge that most of us cannot grow our own food (no land/time) or make it to a farmer's marke...more
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The American Dream & The Zoo Story by Edward Albee
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Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
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