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absolon added a title to their For later shelf Mar 19 2019
"Gaza is among the most densely populated places in the world. Two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half the population is under eighteen years of age. Since Israel occupied Gaza in 1967, it has systematically de-developed the...
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absolon added a title to their For later shelf Dec 30 2018
Personal essays share the author's adventures after buying a vacation house on the Carolina coast and his reflections on middle age and mortality.
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absolon added a title to their For later shelf Aug 22 2018
In his most extraordinary book, "one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century" ( The New York Times ) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. Oliver...
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absolon added a title to their For later shelf Aug 22 2018
"A profoundly fascinating, illuminating major work from the beloved, bestselling thinker and neurologist Oliver Sacks -- completed by him just before his death -- provides readers with a compelling, rare gift from the master. The river of...
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absolon added a title to their Completed shelf May 28 2018
Late in life, William F. Buckley made a confession to Corey Robin. Capitalism is "boring," said the founding father of the American right. "Devoting your life to it," as conservatives do, "is horrifying if only because it's so repetitious. It's...
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