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Interesting take yet sometimes flow of book was a little slow.Published 10 months ago by Julie DeGutis
For starters, I suggest ignoring the title. This book has nothing to do with "how nerds can save America, and why they might be our last hope. Read morePublished 21 months ago by LeeHoFooks
Where this book is strong is, naturally, where Anderegg has the most experience and the body of work to back up his ideas. Read morePublished on April 30, 2013 by Bukkene Bruse
I don't often sit down and read a book in a day, but that is the type of book that this is.
It made me go beyond what I "know" today and remember what it was really like as a... Read more
Part of the subtitle can be a little misleading. There's very little discussion on why "we need more (nerds). Read morePublished on April 23, 2012 by Braden E. Bost
Excellent book. It cleverly dissects a unique prejudice. It shed light on many cultural phenomena I had observed yet never quite understood, such as the strangely negative... Read morePublished on October 26, 2011 by Metacritic
The book is fairly preachy, which is annoying because the type of people likely to read it do not need the preaching. Also, a lot of it is stating the obvious. Hence 3 stars. Read morePublished on July 5, 2011 by Mark5576
I really enjoyed this book. I read it while I was nursing my newborn son. I was looking down at my cutie, hoping that he would be "nerdy" - as in smart, interested in science and... Read morePublished on August 27, 2009 by Amazon Customer
Nerds is a very weak book. It was a great idea, but was ultimately contaminated by the author's politics. Read morePublished on November 21, 2008 by Bernard Chapin