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The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
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The Argument Culture by Deborah Tannen
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The Afterlife Experiments by Gary E. Schwartz
"Bought this book after reading it at the library. I've noticed in reading the other comments that some haven't liked that it was overloaded by data, which for me was what makes it even more compelling. The methods used are made available for you t..." Read more of this review »
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The Road To Agra by Aimée Sommerfelt
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
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I cannot remember ever before finishing a novel with the thought, "I wish I hadn't read that." Spoiler ahead, but you really don't need to read this book anyway. If you want to skim through and read some well-written descriptive passages about Wiscon ...more
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
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The best writers follow the classic wisdom that if you use the right noun and the right verb, you don't need modifiers. Mark Twain, I believe, advised writers: "If you catch an adjective, kill it."

If you follow Twain's advice, don't read this book.
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The Harvard Psychedelic Club by Don Lattin
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God Is Not One by Stephen R. Prothero
" The title is misleading. Prothero does not address theology AT ALL. This is a superficial treatment of religions as cultural phenomena. The whole way ...more "
The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James
" This book is a classic for several good reasons, and I can practically guarantee that anyone who has read it has a more complete appreciation of human ...more "
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