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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

The Curriculum Vitae Of Aurora Ortiz

The Curriculum Vitae of Aurora Ortiz - Almudena Solana Slow to get started, but a short and meditative book. I wanted to be sympathetic to Aurora, but she is a frustrating character -- hard to know whether she's really insightful or just strange. Since Aurora's goal is to get a job as a building caretaker, I couldn't help but think of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, which I liked better. This book talks a little bit about the building caretaker world -- and this "ideal" job to some seems to be on the endangered list. Written in Spanish (I read the English translation) and set in Galicia and Madrid.