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The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
by Amanda Ripley
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Finally! The book on education has been written. Check your assumptions at the door because only hard data earn respect as Ripley cuts through myths and unsupported opinions. Follow the engrossing story of three American students studying in Finland... (read more)

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Sometimes a Great Notion
Sometimes a Great Notion
by Ken Kesey
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Reading Sometimes a Great Notion (I finally made it past the first 100 labyrinthine pages after many failed attempts) had such a profound impact on me; it spoke so directly to my core and to what brought me to the land of big trees and ocean breeze (I'm... (read more)

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The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
by Simon Wiesenthal
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In the first hundred pages of The Sunflower, Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal recounts his encounter with a dying German soldier who asked to speak with "a Jew" in order to seek forgiveness. Wiesenthal then invites everyone into the discussion... (read more)

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The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
by Amanda Ripley
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Finally! The book on education has been written. Check your assumptions at the door because only hard data earn respect as Ripley cuts through myths and unsupported opinions. Follow the engrossing story of three American students studying in Finland... (read more)

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The Nimrod Flipout: Stories
The Nimrod Flipout: Stories
by Etgar Keret
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These stories are just so wonderfully strange! Keret stands with Tom Robbins in the arena of bold and brazen quirkiness. With a blend of humor and pathos, he offers us slices of life seen from oblique angles, so that the mundane... never is.... (read more)

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The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Men Who Stare at Goats
by Jon Ronson
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Ever since Tina Fey adapted a nonfiction book into the successful Mean Girls, a desperate Hollywood has been hard at play turning serious works of nonfiction into the next goofy romp. While the collision of military black ops and new-age thought, as... (read more)

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Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age
Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age
by Steven Johnson
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Fascinating, insightful, and deliciously readable, Future Perfect is at once a deep social analysis and a sharp forecast of how things can, should, and might soon be done. Consider: the news media like big events, and there's always room for complaint... (read more)

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Handling Sin
Handling Sin
by Michael Malone
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Our hero, Raleigh Hayes, is a respectable insurance salesman whose fortune cookie just predicted he'll soon go completely to pieces. It might be right. His father just dodged the nurses and escaped in a Cadillac, with a teenage girl in tow. A wild road... (read more)

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