2009 Reading List Part 2

A Listmania! list by M. Hyman "Artist at large" (Seattle, WA USA)
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The list author says: "A continuation of books I've read in 2009, since the first list is out of space"
The Curse of the Labrador Duck: My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction
1.  The Curse of the Labrador Duck: My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction by Glen Chilton
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Venezia: Food and Dreams
2.  Venezia: Food and Dreams by Tessa Kiros
The list author says:
  "gorgeous cookbook"
$25.57   Used & New from: $3.50
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

The Predictioneer's Game: Using the Logic of Brazen Self-Interest to See and Shape the Future
3.  The Predictioneer's Game: Using the Logic of Brazen Self-Interest to See and Shape the Future by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
The list author says:
  "interesting premise but not enough math or details"
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Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America
4.  Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America by Kati Marton
The list author says:
  "lovely, interesting... great read"
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Death & Sex
5.  Death & Sex by Tyler Volk
The list author says:
  "the sex was very interesting, but death was too philosophical and didn't have enough science"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
6.  The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge
The list author says:
  "fascinating"
$14.23   Used & New from: $4.94
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (617 customer reviews)

Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (NelsonFree)
7.  Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (NelsonFree) by Tim Irwin
The list author says:
  "a few interesting chapters, but overall more platitude than content"
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I Only Say This Because I Love You: Talking to Your Parents, Partner, Sibs, and Kids When You're All Adults
8.  I Only Say This Because I Love You: Talking to Your Parents, Partner, Sibs, and Kids When You're All Adults by Deborah Tannen
The list author says:
  "an interesting book, with some very good points and observations. thought provoking. but not as impactful as you just don't understand"
$11.03   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation
9.  Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation by Charles Glass
The list author says:
  "quite interesting. covers a broad range of people living under nazi occupation in paris. worth reading"
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The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind
10.  The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind by Alison Gopnik
The list author says:
  "fascinating, thought provoking, interesting read. very worthwhile."
$12.21   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life
11.  The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life by Alison Gopnik
The list author says:
  "fascinating"
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Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern Martinis, and Other Totally Green Cocktails
12.  Organic, Shaken and Stirred: Hip Highballs, Modern Martinis, and Other Totally Green Cocktails by Paul Abercrombie
The list author says:
  "lovely recipes, but if you already have a cocktail book, this isn't going to increase your vocabulary"
$15.83   Used & New from: $0.01
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