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Les Paradis Artificiels (French Edition)
3.80
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
4.22
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
3.81
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
4.23
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
2.84
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
...more
Jan 23, 2017
Jan 19, 2017
 
Wild: An Elemental Journey
4.10
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
3.36
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
3.77
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
4.19
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
3.92
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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