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Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition
4.25
liked it
In the opposite of Mr. Eisenstein's writing style, I will keep this succinct. Largely a Buddhist vision of money and exchange, Sacred Economics does o ...more
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
 
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
4.21
it was amazing
This book had a massive impact on my life and choice of career. Dr. Farmer is an incredible man and Tracy Kidder has dutifully crafted a book that wil ...more
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
4.28
really liked it
I loved this book. The interwoven narratives of characters, racing, competition, biomechanics, physiology, allegory, and anthropology converge beautif ...more
May 21, 2013
May 26, 2013
 
The Fever
4.15
really liked it
A short, profound essay(?) on the meaning, consequence, and guilt of poverty and suffering. The type of work to make the reader question their own rel ...more
Feb 12, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
House on Fire: The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox
4.06
really liked it
I really liked Foege's earnest and sincere account of his role in the global effort to eradicate polio, one of the most ambitious medical accomplishme ...more
Jun 07, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
 
On Immunity: An Inoculation
3.87
really liked it
As a member of the public health community, I was often deeply fascinated by Ms. Biss' exploration of the metaphors of immunity and vaccination that h ...more
Feb 12, 2015
Dec 30, 2014
 
No Time to Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses
3.76
liked it
Dr. Piot is an interesting leader and has been central in recent global health. I enjoyed reading from his perspective and appreciate his contribution ...more
Jul 28, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 
Partner to the Poor: A Paul Farmer Reader
4.33
liked it
While Dr Farmer is a hero of mine and much of his thoughts and experiences described in this book are important and interesting, his writing doesn't m ...more
Nov 22, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 
Man's Search for Meaning
4.34
liked it
At times profound, I just couldn't really accept Dr. Frankl's conclusions about the definition of a meaningful life.
Feb 16, 2015
Jan 17, 2015
 
What Is the What
4.16
really liked it
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Apr 19, 2012
 
What Am I Doing Here?
3.94
really liked it
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
4.21
really liked it
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
4.25
really liked it
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Strength in What Remains: A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness
4.01
really liked it
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Into the Wild
3.96
really liked it
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Apr 16, 2012
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