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“What emerges from this authoritative yet accessible collection is a portrait of one of America’s most original and intuitive thinkers, a man for all seasons, along with the fruits of his w

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“In combining—as the authors admit that they do—the scholarly with the gossipy in one slim volume, the resultant work is an uncomfortable blend of loose, anecdotal history and academic text

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“Those who share Dr. Foley’s ‘admiration and respect for the movement’ will find this book invigorating.

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Born to Run is the story of Christopher McDougall’s search for a mysterious character—one part Carlos Castenada; another part super athlete; a third bit society dropout—who had decided tha

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“Gangland gives readers an insightful, detailed account of the rise of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations and their relentless pursuit of profit and power, as well a

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“. . . despite its failings, The Godfather Effect is generally engaging.

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“Overall disorganization makes Why Millions Died: Before the War on Infectious Diseases read more like a collection of thoughts and excerpts left over from many years of an interes

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“This is a very well written study, and it has none of the alienating gravitas of an economics tome. The author follows interesting stories populated by colorful characters.

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“If you are in search of a mindless read, are a rabid fan of Mr. Goreski, and have little to no fashion expertise, then this book is for you for you.

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“Anyone who wishes to thoroughly understand the development of today’s geopolitical world must read Mr.

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“The Wide Lens offers readers a guide to get to the bigger picture and expands critical thinking to find the possible problems and issues that can destroy the prospects of innovati

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“Mr. Mali claims, ‘by the time a student reaches sixth grade, the extent to which he or she could progress intellectually has been almost entirely determined nearly ten years earlier.

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“While possibly a bit dry for bedtime reading, That’s What They Want You to Think does make fun plane, train, and (if someone else is driving) automobile reading.

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“Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? is a vital book, highly readable and highly rewarding.

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“The prevailing theme of Freaking Out is that any terrorist threat is overstated and any entity that discusses a terrorist threat has some dark ulterior motive to steer the public

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“. . . we have only to ask Ms. Maas about her regrets . . . ‘Mad women. Mad men. Mad days. I had a wonderful time, too. Looking back, there isn’t a single thing I would do differently.

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