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Delta Don whats that Rose?

The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion My rating: 4 of 5 stars Within the context of a sequel, this book is top notch. It is interesting and reverberates all the charm of the first book. I love the crisp simple … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 book review

Modern Romance

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was expecting another autobiography, but instead I got a very funny well researched popular psychology book. The book exceeded my expectations. I like the part about Japanese putting … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 book review

1984

 I just finished listening to the audio book 1984.   I had read the book before, and watched the movie, but it has been awhile.  I loved the quote “He who controls the past controls the future, he who controls … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 book review

Rip it Up

Love Richard Wiseman. I’ve read a couple of his books now, and have hear him speak many times. He’s also been a guest many times on SGU. I love the fact that he uses social media to help him do … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 book, book review

Get a Job

Not sure why I have always hated Steve Jobs so much.  Perhaps I bought into the ‘us’ vs ‘them polarization which plagues modern america.  While learning computers, I decided to side with PC/ Microsoft because that is what was available … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 book review

Wired

After Layla was born, I had to take a bit of time off reading.  Now that she is getting a bit older, it has been easier to get a few minutes here and there to read.  This was the first … Continue reading

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Why People Believe Weird Things

This book was written awhile ago, and is considered one of the classics, and is a must read for all budding skeptics. The book left me satisfied. Although it is a bit winded in parts. I guess that is forgivable … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 book review, skeptic

Mind over Matter

I couldn’t wait for this book to come out. After first finding out about the singularity, I’ve been trying to read everything I can about the subject. This book unfortunately doesn’t delve too much into the subject. Instead it focuses … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 book review

Take off your hat to this book

Oliver Sacks I guess has been around for a long time. In this book he writes about how he was a neurologist in the 1950s. The advances in biology since then have been drastic. However this book manages to stay … Continue reading

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Farewell to Arms

After I got my kindle, I went online and downloaded a ‘torrent’ of books. Since old books are usually out of copyright, they are usually the utmost available. Everyone says “I’d like to read the classics” but they never have … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 book review