Books Ana read in 2007

A Listmania! list by Ana Unruh Cohen (Washington, DC)
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No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
1.  No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan
The list author says:
  "An engaging history of Islam and argument that it is experiencing its own reformation. Let's hope the author, Reza Aslan, is correct."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

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Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
2.  Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution by Paul Hawken
The list author says:
  "I read parts of this classic for work."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class
3.  The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class by David S. Kidder
The list author says:
  "I am reading this as the year goes along, so far it has been interesting."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews)

Chasing the Sun: Solar Adventures Around the World
4.  Chasing the Sun: Solar Adventures Around the World by Neville Williams
The list author says:
  "Engaging book but reading stalled for a variety of reasons and I have not yet returned to finish it."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Night Photograph
5.  Night Photograph by Lavinia Greenlaw
The list author says:
  "The first collection of this brilliant British Poet published in 1993. Science and scientists populate many of her poems. I especially like The Recital of Lost Cities. Could it be the first poem about global warming?"
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Measuring the World: A Novel
6.  Measuring the World: A Novel by Carol Brown Janeway
The list author says:
  "An engaging novel weaving together the lives of famous 19th century scientists, Humboldt and Gauss, and exploring their motivations."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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The End of the Wild (Boston Review Books)
7.  The End of the Wild (Boston Review Books) by Stephen M. Meyer
The list author says:
  "A short but provocative book arguing that human activity is now the guiding hand of natural selection and that we should give up the idea of protecting species spefic habitat and instead concentrate on protecting the crucial functions of ecosystems."
$12.46   Used & New from: $6.72
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Washington At Work: Back Rooms and Clean Air (2nd Edition)
8.  Washington At Work: Back Rooms and Clean Air (2nd Edition) by Richard E. Cohen
The list author says:
  "An insightful look at Washington DC and the making of major environmental law. Will this past be prologue for climate legislation this Congress?"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Glory, Passion, and Principle: The Story of Eight Remarkable Women at the Core of the American Revolution
9.  Glory, Passion, and Principle: The Story of Eight Remarkable Women at the Core of the American Revolution by Melissa Lukeman Bohrer
The list author says:
  "I picked this up during a weekend in Philadelphia. The prose is clunky at times, but the stories of these 8 revolutionary war era women are worth reading."
$16.05   Used & New from: $0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
10.  The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
The list author says:
  "An amazing insight to the destruction of the Dust Bowl years and the people who lived through it. I'm sure that unless you were there you will never fully understand the challenges of those years, but Egan helps us all get a little closer. He also provides the import lesson in this global warming era that human disruption of nature can have destructive consequences."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,279 customer reviews)

The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change
11.  The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change by Charles P. Wohlforth
The list author says:
  "Read the first few chapters in prep for work trip to Alaska and Canada. Pretty engaging and informative, but I put it down after the trip was cancelled. Maybe I'll pick it up if the trip gets rescheduled."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7)
12.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "A fabulous end to this great series."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9,826 customer reviews) | 1,023 customer discussions

The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth
13.  The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth by Edward O. Wilson
The list author says:
  "If only all scientists could write this well for a non-scientific audience, we probably wouldn't suffer as much scientific illiteracy. The first few chapters are an elequoent ode to life. Some chapters in the middle don't live up to the opening but are still very good. Near the end is a great chapter on Wilson's teaching philosophy."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Right Attitude to Rain (An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery)
14.  The Right Attitude to Rain (An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery) by Alexander McCall Smith
The list author says:
  "As always, Mccall Smith provides a delightful book perfect for escaping into over a lazy Labor Day weekend. Perhaps next year I will spend August in Edinburgh..."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch's Assault on America's Fundamental Rights
15.  Bill of Wrongs: The Executive Branch's Assault on America's Fundamental Rights by Molly Ivins
The list author says:
  "This book makes me sad for two reasons: 1) It is Molly Ivins' last book and 2) The erosion of our Bill of Rights by the Bush Administration that it chronicles. But it makes me happy by telling the stories of Americans fighting back and doing as Molly always admonished "giving them hell.""
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Winter Hours: Prose, Prose Poems, and Poems
16.  Winter Hours: Prose, Prose Poems, and Poems by Mary Oliver
The list author says:
  "A nice mix of poetry and prose by one of my favorite poets."
$14.27   Used & New from: $3.32
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

A World Where News Travelled Slowly (Faber Poetry)
17.  A World Where News Travelled Slowly (Faber Poetry) by Lavinia Greenlaw
The list author says:
  "Not as good as Night Photograph, but this collection contains some good poems, especially the eponymous one."
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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
18.  The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman
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In Spite of the Gods: The Rise of Modern India
19.  In Spite of the Gods: The Rise of Modern India by Edward Luce
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

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