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Review: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is an absolute must read for everyone in our society. Any society. I cannot recommend it highly enough, because it is IMPORTANT. The topic is important, the discussion is important and most of all, it […]

Review: The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a fantastic, fun read. A little “lighter” than many of Stephenson’s books, but still with a good, deep jab of an idea. It begins with a rather technical premise: what if, using theories of quantum physics, you could […]

Review: The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America – by Erik Larson Solid 4 Stars I read this book in anticipation of discussion on the relatively new podcast – No Dumb Questions which has been awesome. NDQ recently covered Ready Player One (in depth, and did a […]

Review: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)

With the movie coming out and looking very interesting, I wanted to tackle this one. I can hardly count the number of people who have recommended this series and named it their favorite series ever, so I went into it with eagerness and anticipation.  This is my first Stephen King novel. I’m not a big […]

In A Sunburned Country: Australia in Interesting Perspective

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson My rating: 4 of 5 stars In a Sunburned Country is Bill Bryson’s entertaining memoir on his travel through Australia. If you, like me, have always had a strange fascination about that country down under, there’s an excellent chance you’ll enjoy this book. If you also like dry-witted […]

Review of Google: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Marketing Your Business

The Ultimate Guide To Building And Marketing Your Business With Google by Gabriela Taylor My rating: 3 of 5 stars Last August I was provided a complimentary copy of Gabriela Taylor’s book Google: The Ultimate Guide to Building and Marketing Your Business With Google . It’s been a busy several months but I’ve worked my […]

Review of The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes & the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene My rating: 4 of 5 stars Overview: An excellent primer on the various current theories of possible multiple universes and explanations of how they have arisen through scientific, mathematic, and psychological principles.In More DetailIf you enjoy reading books that try […]

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