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What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain
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Fantastic review of best practices in college teaching. This is a great book for anyone wanting to improve teaching, or wanting to learn about some of the research in teaching college. A lot of the material is intuitive, but it's nice to have it in o ...more
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The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy
The Prince of Tides
by Pat Conroy
read in July, 2014
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This book is truly incredible. Conroy is a master storyteller, and provides powerful symbols around the themes of the South, family, forgiveness, and love. A fantastic novel.
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Beautiful Souls by Eyal Press
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A thought provoking look into individuals who decide to morally oppose various events in history. The book does a nice job moving beyond the simplistic view that these objectors are of a different breed, and explores various circumstances that may ha ...more
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Somebodies and Nobodies by Robert W. Fuller
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Interesting take on an important topic, but I found the book repetitive and largely anecdotal.
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The Great Santini by Pat Conroy
The Great Santini
by Pat Conroy
read in June, 2014
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A great novel about family, friendship, love, the military, and coming of age. Conroy's writing is incredibly beautiful, and I found myself re-reading paragraphs and whole pages because the words flowed together so well. This is one of the best novel ...more
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The Dignity of Working Men by Michèle Lamont
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Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
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American Nations by Colin Woodard
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Restoring Opportunity by Greg J. Duncan
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