Monthly Archives: May 2005

Eats, Shoots and Leaves

Eats, Shoots & Leaves : The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation — By Lynn Truss You’ll either love it or hate it– I loved it. When I first heard about this book, I expected it to more curmudgeonly, more prescriptive, … Continue reading

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My Life in the Middle Ages : A Survivor’s Tale -…

My Life in the Middle Ages : A Survivor’s Tale — By James Atlas This collection of personal essays, as its name implies, is about being middle-aged, or , more accurately, about growing old. In his fifties, if he’s not … Continue reading

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The Cult of Personality

The Cult of Personality: How Personality Tests Are Leading Us to Miseducate Our Children, Mismanage Our Companies, and Misunderstand Ourselves — By Annie Murphy Paul This is a fascinating, sometimes disturbing, look at the world of personality tests and how … Continue reading

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Middle Aged Blues

My Life in the Middle Ages : A Survivor’s Tale — By James Atlas This collection of personal essays, as its name implies, is about being middle-aged, or , more accurately, about growing old. In his fifties, if he’s not … Continue reading

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The Radioactive Boy Scout : The Frightening True…

The Radioactive Boy Scout : The Frightening True Story of a Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor — By Ken Silverstein The title and subtitle pretty much says it all. Teenager David Hahn’s obsessive interest in chemistry and fascination … Continue reading

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The Radioactive Boy Scout

The Radioactive Boy Scout : The Frightening True Story of a Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor — By Ken Silverstein The title and subtitle pretty much says it all. Teenager David Hahn’s obsessive interest in chemistry and fascination … Continue reading

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Hello to All That : A Memoir of War, Zoloft, and…

Hello to All That : A Memoir of War, Zoloft, and Peace — By John Falk John Falk grew up on Long Island, with great parents, surrounded by his father’s large and loving extended family. It was an ideal childhood, … Continue reading

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