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Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin

October 27th, 2008

Even though the bookshelves in my home are stacked with titles that I still haven’t read (but probably should), I’m the sort of person who likes to keep purchasing books and adding them to an immediate stack of “to be read.” In addition to reading reviews online, I often ask friends and acquaintances to recommend […]

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In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

September 2nd, 2008

I’ve been a vegetarian (and lately more of a pescatarian) for nearly a decade now, both for health and animal rights reasons. Obviously, I’m not very militant about it at all, as I still sometimes partake of fish, and would have a really, really hard time going vegan (as I love cheese too much), but […]

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The Rest Is Noise by Alex Ross

August 16th, 2008

They say that a good book is like a good meal, and if that’s the case The Rest Is Noise is a fifteen-course feast that’s both incredibly satisfying and filling as well. Alex Ross has not only been the music critic at the The New Yorker for over a decade now, but he’s also written […]

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