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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
Michael Pollan
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Oliver Sacks
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Jared Diamond
Feel the Fear . . . and Do It Anyway
Susan Jeffers
YOU: The Owner's Manual, Updated and Expanded Edition: An Insider's Guide to the Body that Will Make You Healthier and Younger
Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz
What Would Google Do?
Jeff Jarvis
X-Men by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee Omnibus - Volume 1
Chris Claremont, Marc Silvestri, Rob Liefeld, Jim Lee, Rick Leonardi, Kieron Dwyer, Terry Austin, Ann Nocenti
Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Todd Gilbert
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reviewed: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
Great read. Check it out
A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future - Daniel H. Pink
reviewed: Paula: A Memoir (P.S.)
Oh my this is sad and beuatiful.
Paula - Isabel Allende
reviewed: Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Loved it. Compelling psychology presented in easy to read fashion.
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking - Malcolm Gladwell
reviewed: Sandstorm (Anne Mather Collector's Editions)
Fun read. I would rean another by the same author.
Sandstorm (Anne Mather Collector's Editions) - Anne Mather
reviewed: Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Bourne Betrayal
Mediocre. Takes way too many liberties with teh chracter. Give it a miss
The Bourne Betrayal  - Eric Van Lustbader
reviewed: Corelli's Mandolin: A Novel
Love it until the last 20 pages. What was he thinking with that ending. Poetic, gripping, fun.
Corelli's Mandolin: A Novel - Louis de Bernières
reviewed: Making Money (Discworld Novels)
A solid Prattchett endeavor, but not my favourite by any means.
Making Money (Discworld, #36) - Terry Pratchett
reviewed: The Pillars of the Earth
Loved it! Epic story telling. Wonderful characters and situation. The sweeping historical features fascinate me. Do not be da...
The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett
reviewed: Ice Station
A rollicking read. Very fun-adventure, science, what if...
Ice Station - Matthew Reilly
reviewed: The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Reading this book made me angrier and angrier. Although Klien ties all things evil into unbridled capitalism--really it is gr...
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism - Naomi Klein
reviewed: The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)
Fun read as the author illustrates how to get out of the rat race. Not sure I liked the deceptiveness he suggests as strategi...
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) - Timothy Ferriss
reviewed: Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Fascinating read on decision making. Yeah, sure we are logical, methodical...
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions - Dan Ariely
reviewed: Red Rabbit (Tom Clancy)
a prequal that disappoints with repetative writing and questionable choice of Jack Ryan's involvement.
Red Rabbit  - Tom Clancy
reviewed: Area 7
fun diversion for summer
Area 7 - Matthew Reilly
reviewed: The Lost Symbol
Typical Dan Brown fun--symbols instead of art. Bugs me the role of the CIA plays in this, but still a good jaunt, especially ...
The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown