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A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
Rick Perlstein
We Don't Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government from Radically Improving (Governing Management Series)
Ken Miller
The Richard Burton Diaries
Richard Burton, Chris Williams
The Elements of Style
William Strunk Jr., E.B. White
Regionalism and Realism: A Study of Government in the New York Metropolitan Area
Gerald Benjamin, Richard P. Nathan
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November
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October 2013
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BookLikes Reading Challenge: amandawallwin wants to read 20 books in 2013.
amandawallwin has read 18 book(s) out of 20 books in
2013 Reading Challenge
October 2013
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Outdated and at times overly emotional, but that aside, this is an excellent overview of the effects of the wild inequities i...
Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools - Jonathan Kozol
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June 2011
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April 2011
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Fuck you. This book was awesome.
Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later - Francine Pascal
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June 2010
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December 2009
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This book is a novelization of the eminent domain battle that led to the 2005 Supreme Court decision. The dramatization of th...
Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage - Jeff Benedict
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December 2009
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reviewed: Policy Making Process, The (3rd Edition)
If the first year is indicative of how Obama plans to run his administration, I think Lindblom and his theories of democratic...
The Policy Making Process - Edward J. Woodhouse
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November 2009
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This was the most unpleasant book I've ever read that I think I might really like.
A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
August 2009
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These stories were so much smarter than me.
Oblivion - David Foster Wallace
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It will come as a surprise to exactly no one that I loved this book. Sad and pretty and deeply satirical, it's the story of o...
All the Sad Young Literary Men - Keith Gessen
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May 2009
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reviewed: Financial Management For Public, Health, and Not-for-Profit Organizations (2nd Edition)
For a textbook on financial management, this was not nearly as dry as I'd expected and very clear.
Financial Management for Public, Health, and Not-For-Profit Organizations - Steven A. Finkler
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Ugh. Hateful people behaving hatefully.
The Believers - Zoë Heller
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A really clear review of the problematics inherent in the kind of idol worship that's gone on with the American constitution....
How Democratic is the American Constitution? - Robert A. Dahl
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Page takes on an admirable project here - connecting the dots between the various projects of the pro-life movement to create...
How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America - Cristina Page
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December 2007
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i read this every year.
A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present - Howard Zinn
December 2007
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How beautiful.
Veronica - Mary Gaitskill
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August 2007
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this book made me desperately crave french fries.
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal - Eric Schlosser