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As a downshifter, I thought I would find this book more interesting but although it started well, I did find as many other reviewers mentioned, that it turned into a bit of a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by SecondCherry
The only thing I didn't like was near the end the extreme detail in the author becoming politically active. I loved the analyzing of the purchase of certain goods. Read morePublished 6 months ago by mscott
Wow! It was not easy but at least one person made it a full year. They did, however, have a good inventory before beginning.Published 7 months ago by Rate Amazone
This book has a timely premise, but was written in the most quickly dated way possible. Some of these shortcomings are unavoidable: the author didn't foresee the creation of Amazon... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Adam K.
I got this at the library. I am ashamed to say that I had to pay fee's for it being over due. I couldn't even finish reading it. It was that bad.Published 11 months ago by johnna malnar
Don't waste your money. Author didn't show her point of this experiment, not a very likeable person, bitter Bush hating spoiled yuppie liberal.Published 11 months ago by Midwest survivalist
This should be titled "Not Buying It: A Liberal Democrat's Year Without Shopping." Way too political and polarizing.Published 12 months ago by D. Carlson
I wouldn't recommend this book at all. This was so boring, hypocritical, self-absorbed and just one of those "wacky projects just to write a book about" kind of books. Read morePublished 12 months ago by C T
I "get" why so many people hated this book. The author and her boyfriend are quite wealthy compared to most people I know (they have two homes, which isn't common), and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Susan C. McConnell