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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
4.30
really liked it
An excellent, informative, and moving read.

I do have my criticisms: I would've liked more on how privilege affected treatments and research. I found
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Mar 15, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
 
The Obamas
3.64
did not like it
I couldn't finish the book. I was creeped out by the tone implying they knew every last detail when so much of the text was obviously speculation. I d ...more
not set
Apr 15, 2012
 
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
4.06
really liked it
Got weak towards the end-- like she forgot to tighten the narrative grip?-- but a lovely, thoughtful read that made me think about food in a whole new ...more
Jun 2012
Jul 22, 2012
 
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
4.33
it was amazing
Amazing, informative, and lyrical book. I teared up regularly as I read. It is both a portrait of individuals migrating in this period as well as of t ...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
 
All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: An American Misfit in India
3.70
really liked it
None
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
 
The Oath: The Obama White House and The Supreme Court
3.99
liked it
None
Dec 18, 2012
Dec 18, 2012