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Black Milk by Elif Shafak
"I have two main problems with this book: it's disingenuous and it overgeneralizes.

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Elif Shafak really, really loves to tell you about how all writers are. Or maybe it's just how women writers are. They're recluses. They don't get..." Read more of this review »
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The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan
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Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
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Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
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Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
"As far as the genre goes, this is good sci fi. Each story takes a scientific premise or idea and draws it to the logical conclusion. And for the most part, they're fun to read. Or at least half of them are.

There were just parts of the stories depi..." Read more of this review »
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How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer
"False attributions
and self-plagiarism
and plain old plagiarism...
oh, my!
I'm not a journalist; honestly, I have trouble understanding the ethical dilemmas of "self-plagiarism." Yes, I understand that one should cite oneself, but I can also understan..." Read more of this review »
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How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer
How We Decide
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Jonah Lehrer's books have been pulled from stores due to plagiarism and fake interviews. I recommend Malcolm Gladwell's books as an alternative.


For the most part, this book is a brilliantly simple explanation of complex mental processes, but in some
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Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too by Jomny Sun
“We internalize traits we observe in others as a way to honor and remember them. We are all living memorials.”
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Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too by Jomny Sun
“Introverts enjoy people-watching. Extroverts enjoy people watching.”
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More of Graham's books…
Alan Alda
“The trouble with a lecture is that it answers questions that haven't been asked.”
Alan Alda, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating

Jomny Sun
“Introverts enjoy people-watching. Extroverts enjoy people watching.”
Jomny Sun, Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too

Raph Koster
“That’s what games are, in the end. Teachers. Fun is just another word for learning.”
Raph Koster, Theory of Fun for Game Design

Lindy West
“People like Jim [a defender of punch-down rape jokes] desperately want to believe that the engines of injustice run on outsized hate—stranger rapes in dark alleys, burning crosses and white hoods—but the reality is that indifference, bureaucracy, and closed-door snickers are far more plentiful fuels.”
Lindy West, Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

Lindy West
“If you really want change to happen, if you really want to "help" fat people, you need to understand that shaming an already-shamed population is, well, shameful.”
Lindy West, Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

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