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nindubsar has commented on (8) products.

Isadora Duncan: Graphis Biography (09 Edition) by Jones
Isadora Duncan: Graphis Biography (09 Edition)

nindubsar, August 4, 2012

Such fun - the graphics really move, and so does the story, which is appropriate for a biography of the mother of modern dance. It is well researched and has an interesting forward by Lori Belilove, who runs the Isadora Duncan dance company in NYC. Check out this biography of one of the most important movers and shakers with a twisted death.
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Ethical Slut by Janet W. Hardy
Ethical Slut

nindubsar, January 25, 2012

Poly is the new gay, and this book is the bible explaining how it is done well. You'll enjoy this even in just the academic sense.
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Look at the Birdie: Short Fiction by Kurt Vonnegut
Look at the Birdie: Short Fiction

nindubsar, January 3, 2011

The man is dead, and he's still writing. Not only is this book well written, but as always entertaining, honest, and with a slightly skewed sense of beautiful reality. The short stories are just right for bedtime reading. Vonnegut is a favorite author for many; a posthumous publication is a must have.
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Pope Joan by Donna Cross
Pope Joan

nindubsar, October 14, 2010

I read this book in a weekend, and would have read it in one sitting if I'd started earlier in the day. I just couldn't put Pope Joan down. The premise is that she's a woman and therefore not allowed to learn to read or write, but she does anyhow and ends up disguising herself as a man creatively named John. She then goes on to become the Bishop of Rome, as the title implies. There are a couple of scenes that are a little hard to read because of the violence, but on the whole the book is totally enjoyable because it is honest, fast paced, and historically informed. I liked reading all the old names of places and putting together the description of Rome in 800 compared to how I know the city looks today. I would recommend this for anyone, but especially for women feeling a little down on their luck (and who doesn't occasionally?) and are looking for some encouragement in the mode of historical example.
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Logicomix: an Epic Search for Truth by Christos H. Papadimitriou
Logicomix: an Epic Search for Truth

nindubsar, June 9, 2010

Math is fun? I never saw that coming, but when I get to follow it as if it were a biography, I'm there baby! This book is about truth, logic math rather than the boring stuff I never got in high school. It actually left me wanting to research more, and that's quite a feat for the topic. The style is easy to read and humorous, the graphics understated and to the point.
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