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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

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading - Nina Sankovitch I saw the author speak at the Harvard Book Store in July. I am inspired by her story and intrigued to read the reviews on the blog that chronicled her experience of reading 365 books in 365 days by 365 different authors. The book gives the back story and the experience of reading those books, and it's a worthwhile read. But I think I'm most interested in reading the book reviews and mining the list of books read for possible leads at this point. Besides inspiring me that it's okay to make reading such a big part of one's life, it also inspired me to broaden my reading horizons and sample more unknown to me writers and different cultures.