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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

Eskimo Life

Eskimo Life - Fridtjof Nansen I didn't finish the book -- needed to be returned to the library, other more pressing things to read at the time. But it was worth dipping into.Written in the 1880's by a Norwegian explorer, it details the perspective of a European male encountering the Eskimo way of life in Greenland. Nansen writes like an anthropologist. The Eskimo way of life certainly reads as fairly happy and seemingly ecologically sound from what I read. The style of writing reads some archaically, so while charming me at times, it also prevented me from reading more, or reading quickly. The library copy that I read had beautiful black and white illustrations and plates in it.