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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

A Year Without Made in China: One Family's True Life Adventure in the Global Economy

A Year Without Made in China: One Family's True Life Adventure in the Global Economy - Sara Bongiorni A good quick read. Interesting that she started this project long before the China recalls surfaced. Interesting to see how a family is so consumed with consumption -- but really, not unlike our own family and most I know. Interesting that she chose not to continue the boycott after the year and her reasoning for it. I think it would have been a better book if there was more background and facts in it -- like Omnivore's Dilemma and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. But interesting picture of family dynamics. Is there any way to raise a 4 year old in America today with them wanting this cheap plastic junk?