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  • My Father’s Paradise

    My Father’s Paradise

    Dec 24, 2010 8:17

     

    My Father’s Paradise, Ariel Sabar Rating:   For almost 3,000 years, a tiny Jewish enclave existed in what...

     
  • Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care

    Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care

    Dec 22, 2010 13:11

     

    Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care, Jennifer Block Rating:   The United States...

     
  • The Better World Shopping Guide

    The Better World Shopping Guide

    Nov 21, 2010 7:57

    The Better World Shopping Guide: Every Dollar Makes a Difference, Ellis Jones Rating:   The only comprehensive...

     
  • Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War

    Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War

    Nov 15, 2010 7:50

     

    Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War, Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg and WIlliam Broad Rating:   Three...

     
  • How Starbucks Saved My Life

    How Starbucks Saved My Life

    Mar 25, 2009 7:50

     

    How Starbucks Saved My Life, Michael Gates Gill Rating:   This one is a bit of a feelgood tale, the story of a...

     
  • Escape

    Escape

    Mar 23, 2009 9:48

     

    Escape, Carolyn Jessop Rating:   I read Jon Krakauer’s Under the Banner of Heaven a few years ago and was...

     
  • Sick

    Sick

    Feb 23, 2009 9:04

    Sick, Jonathan Cohn Rating:   I was browsing around The Book Passage in Corte Madera with a Christmas gift voucher...

     
  • Gang Leader For A Day

    Gang Leader For A Day

    Feb 12, 2009 7:47

     

    Gang Leader For A Day, Sudhir Venkatesh Rating:   Whilst studying for his PhD. in sociology at the University...

     
  • Three Cups Of Tea

    Three Cups Of Tea

    Feb 12, 2009 7:35

     

    Three Cups Of Tea, Greg Mortensen Rating:   Finding himself stranded and close to death after an attempted summit...

     
  • 1001 Nights In Iraq

    1001 Nights In Iraq

    Dec 24, 2008 7:54

     

    1001 Nights In Iraq, Shant Kenderian Rating:   A gift from my mother-in-law for my birthday, 1001 Nights In Iraq...

     
  • Sperm Wars

    Sperm Wars

    Dec 15, 2008 10:19

     

    Sperm Wars, Robin Baker Rating:   TB left this book at our house last year, thought we might find it an interesting...

     
  • Infidel

    Infidel, Ayaan Hirsi Ali Rating:   Mum gave me this book a while back and I read it earlier this year, just forgot...

     
  • Shantaram

    Shantaram

    Sep 24, 2008 18:15

     

    Shantaram, Gregory David Roberts Rating:   Jacqui Steele put me onto this book a while ago after I mentioned to...

     
  • Losing My Virginity

    Losing My Virginity

    Jul 18, 2008 9:35

     

    Losing My Virginity, Sir Richard Branson Rating:   Another parting gift from TB when he left us last Christmas,...

     
  • Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

    Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know, Ranulph Fiennes Rating:   A present from my lovely wife (big props on finding...

     
  • Before the Dawn

    Before the Dawn, Nicholas Wade Rating:   Art kindly shipped his second copy of this book to me from Seattle, a...

     
  • Packer’s Lunch

    Packer’s Lunch

    Feb 19, 2008 7:24

     

    Packer’s Lunch, Neil Chenoweth Rating:   Mum gave me Packer’s Lunch as a Christmas present last year,...

     
  • Marching Powder

    Marching Powder

    Feb 7, 2008 14:10

     

    Marching Powder, Rusty Young Rating:   I didn’t just read this, I read it years ago when a friend of mine...

     
  • Scar Tissue

    Scar Tissue

    Feb 1, 2008 18:47

     

    Scar Tissue,  Anthony Kiedis Rating:   I don’t think this would be the type of book I’d usually pick...

     
  • Fooled by Randomness

    Fooled by Randomness

    Feb 1, 2008 18:29

     

    Fooled by Randomness, Nassim Nicholas Taleb Rating:   Just finished this one, pretty good read, reminded me a...