Monthly Archives: July 2005

Secret Frequencies : A New York Education — By…

Secret Frequencies : A New York Education — By John Skoyles During the summer before his senior year of high school, John Skoyles started spending time with his shady but charismatic uncle, who was determined to show him the real … Continue reading

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Lipstick Jihad : A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian …

Lipstick Jihad : A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America and American in Iran — By Azadeh Moaveni Azadeh Moaveni grew up in San Jose, California, the daughter of Iranian exiles. As with most children of immigrants, she feels … Continue reading

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Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hi…

Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything — By Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner Nothing profound here, and, as the authors themselves point out, there’s no unifying theme. But I can see why this … Continue reading

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Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today’s Pop…

Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture is Actually Making Us Matter — By Steven Johnson This is an interesting and provocative book about popular culture, especially video games and television programs, and how they’ve become increasingly … Continue reading

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