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Intellectuals and Race
liked it
I don't know what to make of this book. Despite pulling out many interesting facts, there seemed to be a lack of compassion, or acknowledgment that th ...more
Sep 20, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good
liked it
David Linden's book begins with great anecdotes and accurate scientific information. However, as the book continued, I found that much of the informat ...more
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
liked it
To be fair, I listened to this book on a cross-country road trip. Loewen makes solid arguments in his critique of history text books. He argues that m ...more
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
really liked it
This is the first book I have ever listened to on tape. I listened to it on a cross country road trip. Well researched, and well put together. Jacobso ...more
May 2011
Aug 16, 2011
In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
it was ok
Kessler had about enough material for a book 100 pages long. It often felt like he was trying to meet a page quota. With that being said, the material ...more
Jan 23, 2014
Jan 09, 2014
A Briefer History of Time
liked it
I think Brian Green's Fabric of the Cosmos is better.
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
Eating Animals
liked it
I thought the content was good, but grew repetitive with no clear end in sight. He should have ended the book at least 50 pages before he did, and wit ...more
Apr 29, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
liked it
Nov 20, 2013
Nov 02, 2013
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
liked it
Oct 05, 2013
Sep 29, 2013
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
really liked it
Dec 16, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
liked it
Jun 2009
Nov 13, 2011
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
really liked it
Feb 14, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
Storms Of My Grandchildren: The Truth About The Climate Catastrophe And Our Last Chance To Save Humanity
really liked it
Mar 05, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
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