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7
The Illuminatus! Trilogy
4.00
it was amazing
I gave this book 5 stars.
- As science fiction it would get 2
- As philosophy it would get 1 (the world-view it argues for is much better discussed in
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Jan 1988
Apr 18, 2007
 
19
The Complete Stories
4.35
really liked it
Buy a good collection of Kafka's stories and put it in the bathroom.

Really.

If you've been led to believe that Kafka wrote drab stories about alienati
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Jan 1986
Aug 17, 2007
 
10
The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics
4.34
it was amazing
Not as well-known as Norman Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth, but much more to-the-point.

This book concerns a line. Our line is trying to get the attent
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Jan 1988
Aug 16, 2007
 
30
The World According to Garp
4.07
really liked it
I went through an extended period in my life where I re-read this book every year(1). It's a very fun read.

You can read it as a character study, watch
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Oct 1983
Apr 18, 2007
 
1
The Four-Fold Way: Walking the Paths of the Warrior, Teacher, Healer, and Visionary
4.16
really liked it
It doesn't matter that the scholarship is suspect at best; Angeles Arrien's take on shamanic paths is a great filter to add to your collection. I use ...more
not set
Apr 18, 2007
 
4
Wasp
4.09
it was amazing
Summary: EF Russell's best-known book, Wasp is an excellently told story of one man working undercover in wartime to build enemy paranoia and confusio ...more
Jan 1985
Apr 18, 2007
 
2
What Is the Name of This Book?
4.25
it was amazing
Let's get the simple stuff out of the way: Yes, this is largely a book of Smullyan's well-known Knights and Knaves puzzles. However, it has a lot more ...more
Jan 1983
Apr 18, 2007
 
15
Zimiamvia: A Trilogy
4.24
it was amazing
Okay, this series can be a hard sell: the language is deliberately (and beautifully) flowery, the setting is antiquated and almost story-book, and the ...more
Jan 1992
Apr 18, 2007
 
17
Words That Change Minds: Mastering the Language of Influence
4.15
it was amazing
Get this book. Go order it; this review will wait.

Now, what did you just spend money on....

Oh, either sign up for one of Charvet's classes (I haven't
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not set
Apr 18, 2007
 
27
Arcology: The City in the Image of Man
4.58
it was amazing
"This book is about miniaturization"

That is the first line of Arcology and it's given two pages all to itself, emphasizing the difference in scale bet
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Oct 1984
Sep 05, 2007
 
13
The Thurb Revolution
3.90
it was amazing
This is a review of the Anthony Villiers trilogy, not just this volume. You can read the books in any order without losing any plot, although there ar ...more
Jan 1978
Aug 16, 2007
 
21
Saturday Night Live
4.15
really liked it
What do you say about a book like this? It's a collection of scripts from early SNL sketches, back in the days of the Not Ready For Prime Time Players ...more
not set
Aug 31, 2007
 
3
Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat, #1)
3.75
it was amazing
My review of this is attached to the omnibus edition Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books
not set
Aug 15, 2007
 
28
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
4.30
it was amazing
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Apr 18, 2007
 
18
The Metamorphosis
3.79
it was amazing
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Aug 15, 2007
 
34
Bridge to Terabithia
3.98
it was amazing
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Aug 15, 2007
 
33
Jonathan Livingston Seagull
3.81
it was amazing
None
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Aug 15, 2007
 
12
A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Time Quintet, #3)
4.12
it was amazing
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Aug 16, 2007
 
14
Prometheus Rising
4.26
really liked it
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Apr 18, 2007
 
6
The Structure of Magic I: A Book about Language and Therapy
4.03
it was amazing
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Aug 16, 2007
 
8
Ordinary Jack (The Bagthorpe Saga, #1)
4.08
really liked it
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Aug 15, 2007
 
16
The Magus
4.05
it was amazing
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Aug 16, 2007
 
5
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
3.98
it was amazing
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Aug 15, 2007
 
31
The Evelyn Wood Seven-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program
3.50
it was ok
None
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Aug 19, 2007
 
26
Always Coming Home
3.97
really liked it
None
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Aug 31, 2007
 
25
Basic Computer Games
4.41
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 31, 2007
 
24
More Basic Computer Games
4.30
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 31, 2007
 
23
Computers In Mathematics: A Sourcebook Of Ideas
5.00
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 31, 2007
 
22
The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces: Volume 1
4.25
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 31, 2007
 
11
Chess Openings: Theory And Practice
3.61
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 18, 2007
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