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Because We Say So (City Lights Open Media)
4.11
really liked it
Many of my favourite books cover many areas, especially where non-fiction is concerned. I wish this collection of essays and articles, all written by ...more
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Sep 20, 2015
 
At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others
4.22
it was amazing
The phenomenologists’ leading thinker, Edmund Husserl, provided a rallying cry, ‘To the things themselves!’ It meant: don’t waste time on the interpre
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not set
Mar 09, 2016
 
Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power
4.34
it was amazing
Noam Chomsky is pretty much an autodidactic intellectual. Instead of relying on old ways to attain knowledge, by which I mean going to school and rely ...more
Apr 19, 2017
Jan 23, 2017
 
On Anarchism
3.97
really liked it
From the book:

WOMAN: It seems to me that as a social system, anarchism makes such bottom-line sense that it was necessary to discredit the word, and t
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Mar 2015
Feb 17, 2015
 
Smålands mörker
4.15
really liked it
Henrik Bromander's books are often on the border of fiction and non-fiction; they're about human life at the core, where Bromander rarely seems to car ...more
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Aug 13, 2014
 
Flickan och skammen: En bok om samhällets syn på slampor
4.12
really liked it
Extremt bra. Som alltid är Wennstam skarptänkt, mästerligt precis vad gäller att få vem som helst att se problemen, gärna från många andra vinklar. Ja ...more
not set
Sep 17, 2016
 
Riv alla tempel
3.69
really liked it
Frisk luft. Mänsklighet. Fantasi. Ärlighet.

Så sammanfattar jag Henrik Bromanders första roman, som har stramare tyglar än seriemediet, till materialet
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Jul 21, 2014
 
How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at An Answer
4.11
it was amazing
In one of the logs that I use to note and review books there are "tags". These tags are words and terms used to describe the book, e.g. "analysis", "p ...more
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Feb 27, 2013
 
Infinite Jest
4.31
really liked it
Well.

Dave Eggers once wrote that he spent an entire month reading this when it was released. And added that it's impossible to mutter an "eh" when fin
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Jun 04, 2011
 
Britain & America
3.00
liked it
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Mar 08, 2009
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