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Les Paradis Artificiels (French Edition)
liked it
Interesting and captivating in style, but not so exciting and intense as the experiences of the opium eater, the book's hero. But while artificial par ...more
Jan 2008
Aug 05, 2011
Histoire d'une montagne
really liked it
3.5 étoiles. Une œuvre de vulgarisation sur la nature des montagnes, écrite simplement et jamais emphatique, ce que je craignais étant un texte du XIX ...more
Aug 2016
Jul 21, 2016
The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America
it was ok
2.5 stars. Half a graduate thesis, half a travel guide. It gets interesting when the author steps out of Hunter Thompson's trail for brief stretches a ...more
Sep 20, 2016
Aug 01, 2016
Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
liked it
I enjoyed the essay that lends its title to the book, about the hippie movement in San Francisco in the ‘60s. It’s a sequence of sharp images that tog ...more
Oct 09, 2013
Jan 17, 2012
La fine del mondo storto
liked it
2.5 stelle.
Sembra una bozza, la prima versione di un libro pubblicata senza revisioni. Corona prevede l’inesorabile fine del mondo storto che abbiamo
Jan 23, 2017
Jan 19, 2017
Wild: An Elemental Journey
it was amazing
A striking book. Straightforward, irreverent, intimate and elegant, as wild nature, which never dissimulates, is. Sometimes too wordy like an intricat ...more
Apr 04, 2013
Jun 04, 2012
Il monaco che non aveva un passato
really liked it
3.5 stelle. Marrone spiega abilmente alcuni concetti della filosofia buddista sul significato della vita, sul valore della felicità e su come interagi ...more
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 05, 2017
Istanbul: Memories and the City
really liked it
My rating is 3.5 stars. Weighed down by hüzün, the melancholy under which the ancient Istanbul crumbles on itself after the end of the Ottoman empire ...more
Jul 03, 2014
May 28, 2014
Light at the Edge of the World
it was amazing
After an unconvincing start, a bit slow and sometimes emphatic, this book becomes very engaging. Wade Davis tells about the diversity of humanity, its ...more
Jun 2012
May 13, 2012
Il coraggio di essere liberi
it was amazing
Ancora una volta Vito Mancuso spiega con chiarezza, semplicità e umiltà concetti filosofici complessi e di comprensione non immediata e la loro rileva ...more
Aug 28, 2017
Oct 24, 2016
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