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reviewed: The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America
At first I rated it just three stars, but I really think it deserves the extra star. It's more the fault of my poor reading ...
The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America - Daniel J. Boorstin
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January 2014
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reviewed: A Tale for the Time Being
Probably 3.5 or 3.75 if I could be more specific, but I really liked this. The voice of Nao is very well done. I also enjoy...
A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki
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reviewed: The Art of Fielding: A Novel
I'm kind of itching to give this one 5 stars. It is really fantastic in a way that not many books are. This is a book that ...
The Art of Fielding: A Novel - Chad Harbach
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reviewed: No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process
I would really give this 3.5 stars.
No Impact Man - Colin Beavan
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reviewed: Habibi
I really enjoyed this.
Habibi - Craig Thompson
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reviewed: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
I absolutely loved this book. Forget about the barefoot debate, and the vegetarian/vegan athlete debate, and the how many mi...
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen - Christopher McDougall
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reviewed: The Dog of the South
This is a book that I think I will enjoy even more the second time around. I'm sure I missed some of the dry humor the first...
The Dog of the South - Charles Portis
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reviewed: Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Probably 3.5 stars. I started out expecting to hate it, but I ended up enjoying this. It wasn't the typical "problem" novel...
Please Ignore Vera Dietz - A. S. King
reviewed: Breaking into the Backcountry
Okay, so I would probably give this 3.5 to 3.75 stars if those options were available. I really like the author's descriptio...
Breaking into the Backcountry - Steve   Edwards
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reviewed: The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
I'd like to rate this higher, but if I'm totally honest, there were some sections where I was just lost. I like math more in...
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood - James Gleick
reviewed: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
In this season of political contention and entrenched tribalism, we all need to take a step back for a second and gain some p...
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion - Jonathan Haidt
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reviewed: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E.Frankweiler
Read this one with my daughter. She lists it as one of her favorites. I thought it was just good. Not great, but good.
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler - E.L. Konigsburg
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reviewed: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: A Novel
I absolutely loved this book. I'm not saying it doesn't have some minor flaws, but despite them it is fantastic. In a weird...
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - Ben Fountain
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