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The Politics of Experience/The Bird of Paradise
4.14
really liked it
None
Nov 2003
Jan 20, 2008
 
The Politics of the Family
3.91
really liked it
None
Jan 2004
Jan 20, 2008
 
Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control
3.81
really liked it
None
Oct 2004
Feb 16, 2008
 
Self and Others
4.04
really liked it
None
Mar 2004
Jan 20, 2008
 
No Logo
3.87
really liked it
None
Jul 2002
Jan 20, 2008
 
All About Love: New Visions
3.95
really liked it
None
Aug 2007
Jan 20, 2008
 
Culture Jam: How To Reverse America's Suicidal Consumer Binge - And Why We Must
3.60
it was amazing
just do it.
Dec 2003
Nov 28, 2007
 
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present
4.07
it was amazing
thanks howie!
May 2003
Jan 20, 2008
 
I'm a Lebowski, You're a Lebowski: Life, The Big Lebowski, and What Have You
4.01
it was amazing
please lower your voice, sir, this is a family restaurant.
Aug 2007
Feb 17, 2008
 
Knots
3.90
really liked it
"how dare you have fun when christ died on the cross for you! was he having fun?"
Aug 2003
Jan 20, 2008
 
The Revolution of Everyday Life
4.19
it was amazing
"down with a world in which the guarantee that we will not die of starvation has been purchased with the guarantee that we will die of boredom."
Jun 2007
Feb 14, 2008
 
No More Prisons: Urban Life, Home-Schooling, Hip-Hop Leadership, the Cool Rich Kids Movement, a Hitchhiker's Guide to Community Organzing, and Why Philanthropy is the Greatest Art Form of the 21st Century!
3.76
really liked it
"it isn't about justice or peace or freedom or equality. it's about our very survival. the challenge before us as a human race in ensuring our own con ...more
Jun 2002
Feb 14, 2008
 
Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie
4.06
it was amazing
this is an immensely rich collection, abounding with emotion, humility, and grace. i found myself reading early entries (written while still in her m ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 23, 2007
 
In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations
4.20
it was amazing
jerry mander is an engrossing writer, his evidence well-researched and convincing. this book is important because it not only upends many of the fall ...more
Apr 1999
Nov 25, 2007
 
Echoes of Notre Dame Football: Great and Memorable Moments of the Fighting Irish (with 2 audio CDs)
4.29
it was amazing
one hundred fifty pages of glossy goodness relive the greatest moments of college football's most storied program, from the rockne days through the mo ...more
Oct 2006
Mar 20, 2008
 
War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier
4.28
it was amazing
when the most decorated marine in u.s. history has penned a scathing, ferocious, and reasoned polemic against armed conflict (as well as the military ...more
Dec 2006
Nov 28, 2007
 
The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time
3.84
liked it
the trouble with reality: a rumination on moral panic in our time is a short think piece on our current sociopolitical milieu, by brooke gladstone (of ...more
Jun 2017
Jun 25, 2017
 
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
3.98
really liked it
keep shopping, nothing to see here.
Sep 2004
Jan 20, 2008
 
Into the Heart of Our World: A Journey to the Center of the Earth: A Remarkable Voyage of Scientific Discovery
3.27
it was ok
with jules verne's journey to the center of the earth as its narrative framework, david whitehouse's into the heart of our world offers a foray into o ...more
Feb 2016
Feb 16, 2016
 
Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression
4.32
it was amazing
someplace like america: tales from the new great depression, as with so many other important and deserving books, may never enjoy the level of attenti ...more
Feb 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
3.76
really liked it
the variability of translations is incontrovertible evidence of the limitless flexibility of human minds

is that a fish in your ear? is an accessible,
...more
Oct 2012
Oct 30, 2012
 
god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
3.96
really liked it
few books in the past decade have elicited as much fervent criticism, charged rhetoric, and heated opposition as christopher hitchens' antitheist expo ...more
Feb 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
3.38
liked it
interesting, but in no way thrilling or captivating, the man who loved books too much: the true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary ...more
Jan 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution
3.70
really liked it
to anyone that has been paying attention for the past few decades (or can recall the lessons of alcohol prohibition), it is rather evident that the wa ...more
Jun 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War
3.94
really liked it
mary roach's winning blend of popular science, contagious curiosity, abundant humor, and engaging style are quite the successful combination. in her s ...more
Mar 2016
Mar 03, 2016
 
The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time
3.60
liked it
the lost art of reading was adapted from a much shorter piece that originally appeared in the los angeles times (for whom david ulin formerly served a ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 04, 2011
 
The Golden Section: Nature’s Greatest Secret
3.96
liked it
a slim work in the wooden books series, the golden section offers a very cursory introduction into the golden ratio, (aka the golden mean or φ, phi) - ...more
Mar 2014
Mar 14, 2014
 
Death to the BCS: The Definitive Case Against the Bowl Championship Series: Totally Revised and Updated 2011 Edition
3.97
really liked it
the bowl championship series is an utter debacle. while a majority of college football fans, even the most lackadaisical, must know this well, the ext ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 20, 2011
 
The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter
3.79
really liked it
this matters in the great scheme of things, because the notion that investing in technology is the way forward for households, institutions, and comm
...more
Jun 2016
May 28, 2016
 
The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality
4.54
it was amazing
"who can look upon the turbulence in men's eyes and pretend he has witnessed contentment- or even resignation?" ~lorraine hansberry

the photos in this
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Apr 2008
Apr 26, 2008
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