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When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
"David Sedaris writes funnier short essays than anyone else going. This book is hilarious; one of those rare ones that actually makes you laugh out loud. His description of quitting smoking in Japan was wonderful, true, and, well, hilarious. If you..." Read more of this review »
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Open by Andre Agassi
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by Andre Agassi
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This book blew me away. I picked it up on a whim at a used book sale last year and finally got around to reading it. It was gripping! The title of the book, "Open", could not be more appropriate as Agassi throws open the door on his life - the good, ...more
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Bring Me Sunshine by Wendy Storer
"Normally, I'm into dark fiction with a paranormal bend for the older YA crowd. But every once in a while a book that is not in my usual repertoire blows me away. Bring Me Sunshine is refreshing -- a novel for both younger and older readers, it som..." Read more of this review »
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Le Second Souffle by Philippe Pozzo di Borgo
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The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
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Excellent insights into what makes an idea go viral. This book has been around for a while and it took me a while to get to it, but the ideas are still relevant. I did not like this book as much as "Blink", but still a worthwhile read.
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
" An excellent and enjoyable read. Breaks down our habits into identifiable parts: cue, routine, reward, craving, belief. Draws on fascinating personal, ...more "
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