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Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
4.25
really liked it
Holy shit.

I read this after 'Methland' and it is the perfect follow up. A blog post or article about the similarities would make a lot of sense.

Basi
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Sep 07, 2016
Sep 07, 2016
 
The Quantum Thief (Jean le Flambeur, #1)
3.83
really liked it
encapsulating, well written, but a bit too long and complicaed about 2/3rds through.
not set
Jan 11, 2015
 
Cat's Cradle
4.16
it was amazing
Loved this.

The typical Vonnegut style, clear words, honest descriptions, and raw feelings.

This book has physics, destruction and dystopia, a new rel
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not set
Apr 14, 2015
 
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
4.18
really liked it
An epic book, both from historical and anthropological POVs.

It's really long though, and since it's all about the same point (less violence through i
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not set
Jan 11, 2015
 
AC/DC: Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be
3.81
it was amazing
Great story - especially interesting how a history of passion and love for rock turned into the success of the band.

Could have been stronger on the l
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Nov 21, 2015
 
The Wandering Earth
4.10
it was amazing
Wow, just wow. The concepts and depth of imagination is astounding, and Liu Cixin just turned into my favorite science fiction writer.
not set
Feb 02, 2016
 
The Salmon of Doubt (Dirk Gently, #3)
3.93
liked it
Only read if there are no other DA books left. Or read it in between, a story at a time.
not set
Jan 11, 2015
 
God Emperor of Dune (Dune Chronicles #4)
3.84
it was ok
By volume 4, the quality of the series has unfortunately tanked.
not set
Jan 11, 2015
 
Search for the Buried Bomber
3.39
it was amazing
Holy crap. Book of my summer. Read it!
not set
Jul 08, 2019
 
Dust (Silo, #3)
4.26
really liked it
an ok ending to the series.
Nov 21, 2015
Nov 16, 2015
 
Jam
3.69
it was amazing
Fun, fast, ridiculous - and entirely likely to happen tomorrow.

Jul 23, 2016
Jul 23, 2016
 
Zoe's Tale (Old Man's War, #4)
3.74
liked it
Seems extremely redundant with the previous books in the series, although the additional perspective is interesting.
Might be a good entry to the seri
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Aug 08, 2016
Dec 26, 2015
 
Paradise Now: The Story of American Utopianism
4.15
None
not set
Oct 02, 2016
 
A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age
3.85
None
not set
Aug 25, 2016
 
Forever Free (The Forever War, #3)
3.42
it was ok
None
not set
Nov 21, 2015
 
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
4.12
it was amazing
None
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Jan 05, 2015
 
Elemente und Ursprünge totaler Herrschaft: Antisemitismus, Imperialismus, totale Herrschaft
4.28
None
not set
Jan 24, 2017
 
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
4.18
really liked it
None
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Apr 14, 2015
 
The Complete Stories, Vol 1
4.36
it was amazing
None
not set
Nov 21, 2015
 
When the Rivers Run Dry: Water - The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
3.94
really liked it
None
not set
Nov 21, 2015
 
Meditations
4.23
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 14, 2015
 
Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages
3.85
None
not set
Aug 25, 2016
 
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
4.41
None
not set
Dec 28, 2017
 
The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
3.86
liked it
None
not set
Jan 05, 2015
 
The Firm
4.01
it was amazing
None
not set
Jan 05, 2015
 
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, #1)
3.85
really liked it
None
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Jan 11, 2015
 
It's Been a Good Life
4.14
None
not set
Jan 26, 2017
 
Fallen Dragon
4.07
None
not set
Aug 15, 2016
 
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
4.24
really liked it
None
Aug 05, 2016
Dec 26, 2015
 
What Do You Care What Other People Think?
4.27
it was amazing
None
not set
Nov 21, 2015
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