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Albert Michelson's Harmonic Analyzer: A Visual Tour of a Nineteenth Century Machine That Performs Fourier Analysis
4.78
it was amazing
Albert Michelson's Harmonic Analyzer is an amazing and ingenious piece of engineering and math. Bill Hammack, Steve Kranz, and Bruce Carpenter’s descr ...more
Oct 09, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
 
Society Without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us about Contentment
3.94
really liked it
Suffers a bit, I think, from confirmation bias. He seems to desperately want to make the point that society is better without god, not to necessarily ...more
Jul 03, 2012
May 10, 2012
 
The Faiths of the Founding Fathers
3.84
liked it
Interesting book that seems well researched and cited. My only issue is that the author seemed desperate to place all the major characters into the De ...more
Nov 05, 2012
May 10, 2012
 
George F. Kennan: An American Life
4.06
really liked it
People have said that this book to openly admired Kennan without being critical when it was justified. This seems to me an unfair assessment. Gaddis c ...more
Jun 23, 2012
May 10, 2012
 
Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir
3.48
liked it
Interesting but a little tough to digest in places, probably very interesting if you have a background in Con. Law.
Jul 29, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
 
The Wordy Shipmates
3.66
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
Murder on a Kibbutz (Michael Ohayon, #3)
3.63
it was ok
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May 10, 2012
 
The World Without Us
3.79
it was amazing
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May 10, 2012
 
Fever and Spear (Your Face Tomorrow, #1)
4.01
it was ok
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May 10, 2012
 
Letter to a Christian Nation
4.03
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
Rounding the Mark (Inspector Montalbano, #7)
4.05
it was ok
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Apr 2012
May 10, 2012
 
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
4.05
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
The Day of the Owl
3.83
did not like it
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May 10, 2012
 
John Adams
4.06
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
Memoirs and Selected Letters
4.29
it was amazing
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May 10, 2012
 
Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
4.40
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism
4.05
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.06
liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
The Naked and the Dead
3.94
liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
Dirty Snow
3.94
liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
Beowulf
3.42
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
4.07
it was amazing
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May 10, 2012
 
Dead Horsemeat
3.71
liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.17
it was amazing
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May 10, 2012
 
The Iliad
3.84
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
The Odyssey
3.73
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
1776
4.06
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
3.99
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
 
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
4.05
liked it
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May 14, 2012
 
The German Mujahid
3.78
really liked it
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May 10, 2012
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