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The Belief in a Just World: A Fundamental Delusion
Melvin Lerner
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September
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November 2016
14
reviewed: Waste of time
This is the kind of book I'd have eaten up when I was in my early 20s, I think. It's one of those novels of ideas, and the id...
Demian - Hermann Hesse
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November 2016
07
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reviewed: A mixed bag
The Storyteller: Memory, Secrets, Magic and Lies - Anna Porter
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October 2016
25
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reviewed: Great
The Art of Fielding - Chad Harbach
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October 2016
14
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October 2016
03
reviewed: The same book, over and over again
At this point, Pressfield has made a second writing career out of inspiring others to write. This is the third book of his I'...
Turning Pro - Steven Pressfield
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September 2016
30
reviewed: Not great but still worthwhile for older men
This is a book about exercise, nutrition and mental health, geared towards retired American men. I didn't actually finish the...
Younger Next Year: A Guide to Living Like 50 Until You're 80 and Beyond - Chris Crowley, Henry S. Lodge
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September 2016
24
reviewed: One of the most important books you'll ever read
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined - Steven Pinker
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August 2016
04
reviewed: Dated
Sometimes I can handle stories of the idle rich, sometimes I cannot. This is one of the latter, where I really struggled to c...
The Good Soldier - Ford Maddox Ford
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July 2016
22
reviewed: Adocacy, but informative advocacy
This book was written to make the case for "knowledge-based" journalism. It was sponsored by an initiative that is trying to ...
Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism - Thomas E. Patterson