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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
4.00
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Ever wonder why the world didn't do more to end the horrors of Stalin's gulags or Hitler's work camps? Someday our children (or perhaps grandchildren ...more
May 28, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
4.17
it was amazing
I was hopeful this book might provide me with some sociological tools and rhetorical tricks to clear away the views of those who disagree with my posi ...more
Nov 09, 2013
Nov 02, 2013
 
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
4.42
really liked it
This book was prompted by the viral response that resulted from the posting of this message on the author's blog. I think the message is worth readi ...more
Nov 24, 2017
Nov 12, 2017
 
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
3.83
it was amazing
Before reading this book I believed that I and most other humans used our rational minds to make life's decisions. After reading this book I now know ...more
Oct 23, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
 
The Case Against Sugar
3.89
it was amazing
This book delves into Western civilization's history with sugar and its increasing rate of consumption since introduction of refined sugar into the We ...more
May 04, 2017
May 01, 2017
 
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
4.36
really liked it
This book shines a light on dark money. It’s called dark money because it is of unknown origin (i.e. secret), unlimited in its amount, intended for po ...more
Feb 2016
Jan 25, 2016
 
Forged: Writing in the Name of God
3.97
it was amazing
The material covered isn't new to anyone familiar with critical biblical scholarship.
However, Ehrman is different because of the following:

1. He's wi
...more
Apr 28, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
 
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler And Stalin
4.34
liked it
This is history that deserves to be read, if for no other reason, to acknowledge the individual lives of so many innocent people deliberately murdered ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
 
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
4.48
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This book describes the misery of living at the ragged edge of homelessness. The first 80 percent of the book follows in detail the experiences of eig ...more
Apr 12, 2017
Apr 13, 2017
 
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
4.44
really liked it
The less you sleep the shorter your life span will be. Do I have your attention yet? If so read this excerpt from the beginning of this book (p3-5), ...more
Jan 16, 2018
Jan 05, 2018
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