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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character
4.29
really liked it
Richard Feynman, in addition to being one of the most important physicists of the 20th century, was also a colorful guy, intellectually curious, admir ...more
Jan 14, 2011
Jun 30, 2010
 
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
4.16
really liked it
On Wall Street, as with other industries, there are a few books that are regarded as essential reading; this collection of folk financial wisdom is on ...more
Aug 15, 2009
May 20, 2007
 
The Complete Persepolis
4.36
it was amazing
A great, poignant autobiographical comic about author Marjane Satrapi's experience growing up halfway between Iran and Europe. The drawings are flat, ...more
Dec 05, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
 
Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division
4.10
really liked it
I bought this book effectively as a ticket to hearing Hook and Sasha Frere-Jones talk at the Strand. It reads like a transcription of Hook reminiscing ...more
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
 
Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began (Maus, #2)
4.40
it was amazing
(Same review given for volumes 1 and 2.)

The most moving work about the Holocaust, and one of the most moving books I've ever read, is a cartoon where
...more
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
4.35
it was amazing
(Same review given for volumes 1 and 2.)

The most moving work about the Holocaust, and one of the most moving books I've ever read, is a cartoon where
...more
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
 
Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
4.34
did not like it
An event that was surely thrilling, terrifying, and heart-pounding in the first person gets served into a poorly written memoir. There is no depth to ...more
Jan 06, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
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