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Romola
3.75
it was amazing
I wrote my Master's thesis on this book, so I am aware of the long history of bad reviews for this quite revolutionary novel for George Eliot. The lan ...more
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Feb 14, 2011
 
The Fat Years
3.30
really liked it
In translation theory, there are two main factions: the "naturalizers" and the "foreignizers" The naturalizers think that literature should be transla ...more
May 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
You Are A Writer (So Start Acting Like One)
3.81
it was ok
Given the reviews on Amazon and the personal recommendations I received about this book, I was expecting much, much more.

If you're looking for a motiv
...more
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
 
Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, eBooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business
3.91
really liked it
As a web content writer, I can’t pass up a book that promises to help produce killer content for the Web. Thanks to my Kindle, I was able to buy the b ...more
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
The Circle
3.45
liked it
Does the amount of things that Google knows about you scare you? In my last review, I discussed Angwin's Dragnet Nation. This week, I'm reviewing a fi ...more
Feb 16, 2015
Feb 11, 2015
 
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
3.46
really liked it
All right, I’m late to the Hilary Mantel party, and this is actually my first book by her.

This collection of short stories (not too many, actually) is
...more
Feb 23, 2015
Feb 20, 2015
 
Gone Girl
4.04
really liked it
Lies.

What are the lies we tell ourselves? What are the lies we tell others? Which ones are we aware of, and which ones don’t we know about until it’s
...more
Sep 10, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.45
really liked it
There’s a lot of hype around the Song of Fire and Ice books since the TV adaptation of this spring. I’m more of a science-fiction than a fantasy fan, ...more
Aug 31, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
4.03
it was amazing
If you’d asked me a year ago, “do you worry about government surveillance?”, I would have said no. But today, my answer would be an empathic YES.

The s
...more
Mar 29, 2015
Mar 21, 2015
 
The Martian
4.40
it was amazing
You’re on a mission to Mars, and all your crewmates have left the planet, leaving you behind, because they think you’re dead.

This is the premise of Th
...more
Dec 23, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
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