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Justice by Michael J. Sandel
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Overall, a very good summary (or review, for those of us with poor memory of our college poli-sci course) of some of the basics of political thought. Very pro-Rawls which, in my opinion, is understandable.
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Proust Was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer
Proust Was a Neuroscientist
by Jonah Lehrer (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2013
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The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking
The Grand Design
by Stephen Hawking
read in April, 2012
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Generally a good review of current cosmology, and good pictorial analogies to make the concepts clearer, but very short and lacked some intellectual heft.
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Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick
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I reread parts of this book after reading Slate's series of articles on Nozick (http://www.slate.com/id/2297019 and http://www.slate.com/id/2297590). Perhaps my philosophizing is unsophisticated, but I remain convinced that Rawls' "Veil of Ignorance" ...more
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Carried Away by Alice Munro
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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The writing seemed subpar at times, though it's an interesting (and at times gripping) dystopian novel.
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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84 (1Q84, #1-3)
by Haruki Murakami
read in November, 2013
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While it had a few memorable moments, overall I was extremely disappointed in this book. I'd love to hear from someone who read this in the original Japanese, because I'm really curious if the translation was horrible, or if Murakami is just not a go ...more
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Proust Was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer
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Missing Out by Adam Phillips
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