Uneven, but patient readers will be rewarded with lessons about persistence and the joy of running.
A straightforward approach to revamping one's life from an expert on vulnerability.
Facts, figures and fun achievements throughout the 2013 edition are impressive and well worth the buy
A fascinating account of groundbreaking science and the people who make it possible.
This broad approach toward harnessing our "negative capability" deserves wide readership
Engaging, useful account of the similarities between humans and other animals.
Ambitious and thoughtful work, successfully fusing the personal and social by raising complex questions about drugs, addiction and contested cultural narratives.
The Sakyong artfully takes concepts from running and uses them to explain meditation.
Funny is a hard row to hoe, and Smith gets the plow edge in more often than not.
An outstanding tragicomedy that gently explores mental illness, the lasting effects of bullying, and the power of friends and loving family to help in the healing.
Overall I think this is a great book for people of all ages, and I think it deserves all the credit that it is given.
For me, quality wins. After reading Clay Christensen’s new book, How Will You Measure Your Life?, I’m relieved to know that’s spot-on.
Bell’s book should be an inspiration for those who are “different,” and it should help others to understand just what being different means. Required reading isn’t always fun reading. “El Deafo” should be the first and is definitely the second.
If you are really serious about creating wealth for yourself then Think and Grow Rich is mandatory reading.
...Roper ultimately succeeds in making the story of a new mom feel fresh and engaging.
If you’re looking for an intriguing book for an NFL fan, check out the recently released “Coaching Confidential”.
There are certainly moments of heartbreak that she doesn't shy away from, such as when she goes shopping for bridal dresses with her teenaged daughter, knowing she'll miss any future wedding.
Mortality is the opposite of a call for sympathy. It’s pure insight and it’s pure Hitch: cranky, unsentimental, dead on.
Ruiz is refreshingly clear in the presentation of his ideas.
A book that will leave you looking at yourself—and the world—differently.