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Gillian Dooley

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Average rating: 4.0 · 32 ratings · 12 reviews · 12 distinct works
From a Tiny Corner in the H...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2003
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Never Mind about the Bourge...

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V.S. Naipaul, Man and Writer

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Gillian Dooley and 57 other people liked Manny's review of Antigone:
Antigone by Jean Anouilh
"[Original review, Nov 2008]

Read this play any time you feel you're being talked into something which sounds plausible, but which you know in your heart just stinks. It was written to encourage French people not to collaborate with the Nazis during th" Read more of this review »
Human Compatible by Stuart Russell
"Let's start with the most important thing: if you have any interest in finding out where technology is heading, please read this book. I particularly recommend that people who know something about moral philosophy do so. You may dislike Human Compati" Read more of this review »
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Iris Murdoch by Deborah  Johnson
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I used this book extensively in my PhD thesis in the mid-1990s, but have come back to it for a current project and found it very well worth revisiting.
Johnson is very good at drilling down into not only what Murdoch is saying but how she is saying it
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Hur gick det sen?  by Tove Jansson
"Most Swedish people know this brilliant nonsense poem, which in my humble opinion is as good as anything in Lewis Carroll. But it's so hard to convey the attraction of poetry to people who don't know the language. When you translate it, Tove Jansson'" Read more of this review »
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Trim, the Cartographer's Cat by Matthew Flinders
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Rough Ideas by Stephen Hough
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Short thoughts on everything from stage fright to the existence of a deity from this consummate writer-musician - his phrasing is as exquisite in words as in music.
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