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Άκου ανθρωπάκο
4.03
liked it
Εδώ έχουμε τα απωθημένα ενός ανθρώπου ο οποίος αφιέρωσε την ζωή του στην έρευνα της οργόνης (ρίχτε μια ματιά στο ίντερνετ ή και εδώ, είναι πολύ ενδιαφ ...more
Mar 2012
Feb 21, 2012
 
Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story
4.36
it was amazing
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Sometimes you read some books you think everybody should read, if only just so that they can correct their misconceptions on certain things.

Alexande
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Jun 25, 2014
Mar 31, 2013
 
The Tale of Despereaux
4.02
did not like it


I was thinking the other day: what would you do if you had a negative (and I mean really negative) opinion on a book but by chance happened to come a
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Jun 14, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
 
The Handmaid's Tale
4.09
it was amazing
We yearned for the future. How did we learn it, that talent for insatiability?

Written in 1984, The Handmaid's Tale was very clearly influenced by Geor
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Jan 30, 2017
Feb 23, 2017
 
Liquid Love: On the Frailty of Human Bonds
3.82
liked it
Liquid Love is an ambitious book. It tries to tackle the contemporary problem of the "frailty of human bonds" in a microscopic but also a trans-social ...more
Aug 14, 2011
Apr 04, 2011
 
The Art of Dreaming
4.11
really liked it
Carlos Castaneda is certainly considered required reading for any person even slightly interested in the occult, ancient practices, magic, dreams, alt ...more
Jan 15, 2014
Oct 20, 2013
 
Ένας κόσμος ανάποδα
4.36
it was amazing
Η ανάπτυξη
Μια γέφυρα δίχως ποτάμι.
Ψηλές προσόψεις κτιρίων δίχως τίποτε από πίσω.
Ο κηπουρός ποτίζει το πλαστικό γρασίδι.
Κυλιόμενες σκάλες που δεν οδηγ
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Mar 04, 2013
Mar 29, 2012
 
Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950
4.24
it was amazing
A history of Salonica that might be forever lost in the bloody mists of nationalism in the Balkans. A unique and very pleasurable combination of histo ...more
Apr 2009
Nov 24, 2011
 
101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
4.07
liked it
Useful tips, even if you're not an architect. "Draw lines with bold beginnings and ends", "windows appear dark during the day", "beauty has more to do ...more
Mar 16, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
 
Last Chance to See
4.34
it was amazing
Douglas Adams proved with this book that he wasn't just a brilliant science fiction writer with a virtually unrivalled wit and sense of humour; it wen ...more
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
Περί της καταγωγής των σημερινών Ελλήνων
3.29
it was amazing
Ανακάλυψα αυτό το βιβλίο σκαλίζοντας την επιφάνεια των απύθμενων βαθών της βιβλιοθήκης της μάνας μου. Γενικά αποφεύγω να το κάνω γιατί είναι σαν να κο ...more
Nov 04, 2014
Nov 17, 2014
 
Off-Topic: The Story of an Internet Revolt
4.28
liked it
This book was the first one I finished on my new Kindle, a fact which, in combination with its contents, makes me feel kind of tainted, like knowingly ...more
Apr 02, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
 
Logicomix
4.03
liked it
Logicomix was good. But it wasn't exceptional.

The drama of logic and mathematics, in my opinion, is portrayed much better in Doxiadis's other novel, U
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Dec 09, 2008
Jan 14, 2011
 
H τελευταία μαύρη γάτα
4.33
really liked it
Είχα ξεχάσει πόσο ωραίος είναι ο Τριβιζάς. Πόσο ο τόνος του και το γλωσσοπλαστικό του λεξιλόγιο και η έκθεση μου σε αυτό από μικρή ηλικία, για το οποί ...more
Jul 03, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
 
The Flinch
3.74
really liked it
Quote from near the end of the book: "At this point in most books, the authors promise you that if you do what they say, you’re sure to succeed.
In thi
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Jul 30, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
 
344 Questions: The Creative Person's Do-It-Yourself Guide to Insight, Survival, and Artistic Fulfillment
3.71
it was ok
"The more honest you are with yourself as you go through the book, and the more notes you make in it, the more valuable it will become to you. That's ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Dec 09, 2011
 
Ο Παπαλάνγκι
3.98
it was amazing
Ο Έριχ Σόιερμαν ταξίδεψε ως ιεραπόστολος στις αρχές του 20ου αιώνα. Εκεί έγινε μέρος της κοινότητας με την οποία είχε αναλάβει να μοιραστεί τις διδαχέ ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
Machine Man
3.70
really liked it
This was the first audiobook I ever, uh, heard. It took me 9 hours over 3 days and it was a unique experience, just walking around while at the same t ...more
Sep 11, 2011
Sep 09, 2011
 
Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery
4.16
really liked it


Experience has shown that ... personalities ... may be grouped into various major categories, and for purposes of studying them this is a helpful devi
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Aug 08, 2015
May 24, 2015
 
Το κομμάτι που λείπει συναντά το Μεγάλο Ο
4.33
it was amazing
Some books just meet your life like passing comets. You can't possibly predict their coming or the respective impact they're going to have on you, but ...more
Mar 02, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
 
Why Life Speeds Up as You Get Older: How Memory Shapes Our Past
3.72
it was ok
"You'll come away with hopefully more questions that you had at the beginning". It says something along these lines on the back cover on "Why Life Spe ...more
Sep 28, 2011
Sep 05, 2011
 
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
4.00
it was amazing
Mark Manson hit the life advice sweet spot with the deceptively-titled Models and came back for more with The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. What ...more
Jan 30, 2017
Jan 24, 2017
 
His Dark Materials Trilogy (Northern Lights; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass)
4.26
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Many have called me insolent and heretic. But I'm not afraid... no, I'm proud to declare that:

YES, I prefer His Dark Materials to Th
...more
Apr 2008
Aug 29, 2003
Jan 05, 2011
 
What On Earth Happened?: The Complete Story Of The Planet, Life And People From The Big Bang To The Present Day
4.13
it was amazing
There are sometimes when you read books that change your world view, if even slightly (I mean, OK, realistically, what book will change your world vie ...more
Mar 25, 2011
Dec 16, 2010
 
Πώς Να Είσαι Καλός
3.19
liked it
Δανεισμένο απ' τη Μαριλού αφού είδαμε μαζί το High Fidelity.

Δεν ξετρελάθηκα από τις ξεκάθαρα μεσοαστικές early '00s βρετανικές ανησυχίες των πρωταγωνι
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Apr 08, 2017
Apr 12, 2017
 
Ρεμπετολογία: Εικοσιτέσερις παράγραφοι μονότονης φλυαρίας
3.95
really liked it
Αυτό το βιβλίο το βρήκα από έναν τύπο ο οποίος είχε στήσει ένα τραπεζομάντιλο στο πεζοδρόμιο στην παραλία του Φαλήρου και πούλαγε τα παλιά του βιβλία. ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
Small Gods (Discworld, #13)
4.29
it was amazing
A quick note before the review: my friend Garret got this book for me as a gift for my last nameday, and he was also the guy who first introduced me t ...more
Mar 03, 2014
Nov 17, 2013
 
Το φαράγγι
3.33
it was ok
Το Φαράγγι είναι ένα βιβλίο το οποίο πραγματεύεται τις οικογενειακές σχέσεις και τα ανείπωτα μυστικά 7 αδερφιών ηλικίας από 50κάτι μέχρι 70φεύγα τα οπ ...more
Mar 19, 2016
Mar 13, 2016
 
Cultural Anthropology
3.74
it was amazing
Phew! Finally done with this 500-page+ undertaking of a textbook. Reviewing textbooks is kind of weird, but I have to say that staying with this book ...more
Dec 06, 2015
Nov 17, 2013
 
Μίλα μου για γλώσσα: Μικρή εισαγωγή στη γλωσσολογία
4.25
it was amazing
Σημαντικό βιβλίο, ακόμα κι αν το μόνο που καταφέρνει είναι αυτό που ο Φοίβος Παναγιωτίδης υπόσχεται στην αρχή: να παρουσιάσει μια απλουστευμένη, «εκλα ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Jan 09, 2014
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