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Unexpectedly charming. I dislike most books that seem to be aimed toward children. But the breezy-bold sentence structure won me over. Also: Mitchison pays close attention to other species.

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When a friend recommended this book, I got the idea that it was anthropology about food and gender. When I discovered it was -- gasp -- a SELF HELP BOOK, I was immediately turned off. But Roth won me over. I sort of love this book. I'm annoyed that s ...more
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This book opens with a tale about trying to kill a woodpecker. Then it moves to fear of bees. Many scary bees. Then scary wolves, scary crime, scary diseases, scary storms, scary accidents. And above all, scary poverty. While friends are winning puli ...more
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