The Zookeeper's Wife
3.44
it was amazing
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not set
Mar 25, 2010
 
The Painted Veil
3.91
really liked it
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not set
Oct 18, 2008
 
I Wish There Was Something That I Could
3.68
liked it
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not set
Oct 31, 2007
 
Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo and the Making of the Animal Kingdom
4.05
really liked it
if you're looking for a one book summary on Evo Devo, this is it. explains how embryology has transformed in the past several decades to become one of ...more
Feb 2008
Feb 21, 2008
 
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
4.01
liked it
this would have been pretty eye-opening, if i hadn't gotten the central insights from other subsequent books that described diamond's thesis. still wo ...more
May 2008
Jul 10, 2007
 
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
4.09
really liked it
After watching 15 minutes of the movie, I figured I should go to the text and read Albee's words before seeing the rest of Burton and Taylor's renditi ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 14, 2007
 
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
4.30
really liked it
This book presents a way of understanding thought as a formal system. It doesn't so much "argue" for that position as teach you a lot of logic, math, ...more
Feb 06, 2008
Dec 27, 2007
 
Slaves of the Passions
3.65
really liked it
I originally picked p this book because I was reading What We Owe To Eachother and wanted someone to explain Scanlon's arguments against subjective re ...more
Mar 04, 2009
Jan 02, 2009
 
Intention
4.09
really liked it
this is one of the better books written in 20th century analytic philosophy. also one of the more infuriating. anscombe charts out an area of inquiry, ...more
Sep 08, 2009
Feb 07, 2008
 
Stardust
4.08
Stardust is everything you could want in a Neil Gaiman book. 50 pages in you'll start thinking to yourself that none of the characters are going to be ...more
Oct 2007
Jun 18, 2007
 
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
4.10
really liked it
This is the best book I've read all week (never mind that it's the only book I've read this week). While not philosophy, it should be required for all ...more
Oct 22, 2008
Oct 22, 2008
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.86
liked it
One day in June I was joking with my sister, "I should TOTALLY write a story about an autistic detective! He would go around solving mysteries, but th ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 24, 2007