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Land of LISP: Learn to Program in LISP, One Game at a Time!
Conrad Barski
The Sketchnote Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Notetaking
Mike Rohde
The Antidote
Oliver Burkeman
The Kind Worth Killing
Peter Swanson
James Buchanan
Jean H. Baker, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
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reviewed: Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction
In the preface to the Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction author Kieran Healy writes: My main goal is to introduce ...
Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction - Kieran Healy
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reviewed: Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
This book is fascinating, and totally worth reading. It deserves a real review, but, for now, I'll just communicate my feelin...
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America - Nancy MacLean
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reviewed: Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
Funny stuff. Definitely more "classic Sedaris" than [b:Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary|7857195|Squirrel Seeks Chip...
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls - David Sedaris
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reviewed: Horologicon
Author, [a:Mark Forsyth|3234647|Mark Forsyth|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1354096280p2/3234647.jpg], warns readers ag...
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There is something terribly reassuring about being in politics to enrich oneself. It's normal. It's human. It's forgivable. I...
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There are multiple betrayals, and all of them were unexpected. At least of me. Not the fact that these people betrayed the...
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Emmy award-winning photographer Robert Trachtenberg presents today's playfully "macho" coffee-table collection of 100 modern ...
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reviewed: Applied Minds: How Engineers Think
Meh! It probably deserves 2.5 stars, but the whole affair just felt kind of wishy-washy— a mix of introducing lay-engineering...
Applied Minds: How Engineers Think - Guru Madhavan
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reviewed: You Will Know Me
Later, Katie would come to think of that night as the key to everything that came after… This book is so very [a:Megan Abbott...
You Will Know Me - Megan Abbott
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