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The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations
The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations
by James Surowiecki
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Using anecdotes and statistics from such diverse sources as pre-election polls, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, traffic patterns, and jelly bean jars, The Wisdom of Crowds persuasively demonstrates that groups of people are usually smarter than their most... (read more)

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Nice Big American Baby
Nice Big American Baby
by Judy Budnitz
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"While this is a difficult book to pin down or pigeonhole, it isn't a difficult book to marvel at or enjoy. Budnitz traffics in contemporary, global themes....Provocative, disturbing, wry, and just plain fascinating, Nice Big American Baby is some of the... (read more)

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This Book Will Save Your Life
This Book Will Save Your Life
by A. M. Homes
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This Book Will Save Your Life, is, it is true, less biting than some of A. M. Homes's earlier work. But in her deadpan, signature way, it is no less funny, moving, or surreal. A meditation on the meaninglessness of existence and an incisive examination... (read more)

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Prep: A Novel
Prep: A Novel
by Curtis Sittenfeld
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"The best thing about this novel, and there are many very good things, is its strikingly intelligent voice. Sittenfeld nails the neurosis of adolescence with an unusual and appropriate tone....Sittenfeld's depiction of complex relationships is welcome... (read more)

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The Bloodless Revolution: A Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern Times
The Bloodless Revolution: A Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern Times
by Tristram Stuart
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The Bloodless Revolution is a fascinating trek through the history of vegetarianism, from around 1600 until the present day. It is scholarly, accessible, and very thorough, and along the way, Tristam Stuart refreshes your memory of an entire host of... (read more)

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The Master
The Master
by Colm Tóibín
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Reading The Master was an unexpected pleasure. I was not particularly attached to Henry James (though this novel has provoked a renewed interest), nor am I often fond of historical or biographical fiction. The Master surpasses such stereotypes. Toibin's... (read more)

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The Evolution of God
The Evolution of God
by Robert Wright
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Robert Wright's The Evolution of God is a fascinating history of religion in all its forms, from the beginning stirrings of theology to the conflicting faiths we live with today. This intelligent, accessible, and thorough book gives us new insight into... (read more)

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A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body: Tales from a Life of Cringe
A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body: Tales from a Life of Cringe
by Lauren Weedman
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The funniest book I've read in years, Lauren Weedman's A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body made my face hurt with laughter. I compulsively read it out loud to whomever happened to be around, and recommended it to everyone I met. A Woman Trapped in a Woman... (read more)

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The View from Castle Rock: Stories
The View from Castle Rock: Stories
by Alice Munro
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Munro's prose shines in this new collection inspired by her Scottish family history. With stories as subtle and lucid as always, this is her most personal fiction to date.... (read more)

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The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
by Peter Singer
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In The Life You Can Save, Singer challenges and inspires readers to step up and play a part in ending world poverty. Absolutely logical and rational, yet passionate about the effect our choices can have, Singer lays out our shared global responsibility... (read more)

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The Accidental: A Novel
The Accidental: A Novel
by Ali Smith
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The Accidental, Ali Smith's dazzling new novel, explores the modern family in all its chaos, darkness, and love, using some of the most inventive prose seen in recent years. Smith's story is bewitching, her characters empathetic, and her craft impeccable.... (read more)

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Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
by Deborah Madison
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As She Climbed across the Table
As She Climbed across the Table
by Jonathan Lethem
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The Fountains of Neptune
The Fountains of Neptune
by Rikki Ducornet
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I was introduced to Rikki Ducornet by a fellow Powell's employee — now I'm passing my good fortune along. Ducornet's voice varies quite a bit throughout her work, but one word that might consistently describe it is rich. It is, at times, hard to... (read more)

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Assembling the Shepherd: Poems
Assembling the Shepherd: Poems
by Tessa Rumsey
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I discovered this book in grad school, during an assignment to find a strong first collection by a fairly young (under 40) poet. Tessa Rumsey certainly fit the bill. She's a Conjunctions/Colorado Review/Denver Quarterly poet; a student of Jorie Graham's,... (read more)

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