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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 World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature - Daniel J. Levitin Another book/author that needs a stronger editor. Some intriguing ideas, but unfocused, too many other things going on, lack of making the point clear.However, I'll love to have his iPod.The six songs/chapters:-- Friendship or War(What is it good for?)-- Joy or "Sometimes you feel like a nut"-- Comfort or "Before there was Prozac, there was you"-- Knowledge, or "I need to know"-- Religion, or "People get ready"-- Love, or "Bring 'em all in"The 6 songs that inspired him in 1975:1) Autobahn by Kraftwerk2) Beethoven's 6th 3) Revolver by the Beatles4) Through my sails by Neil Young w CSN5) The great gig in the sky by Pink Floyd6) Night and day by Stan GetzGreat song lists, and a website that allows you to sample the songs, keyed to the page numbers in the book.Good idea, could have been a lot better book.