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Knitting on the Road
Knitting on the Road
by Nancy Bush
Edition: Spiral-bound
Price: $18.95
83 used & new from $0.01

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Lovely patterns, but too many mistakes, November 18, 2010
I like the patterns and the spiral bound format, but the book contains way too many errors, and either you scribble on your copy to correct them or you'll have to print the corrected pages from the Interweave website and attach them to the book. Interweave really need to sort out the quality of their books.


Favorite Socks
Favorite Socks
by Ann Budd
Edition: Spiral-bound
55 used & new from $4.97

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Too many errors, November 18, 2010
This review is from: Favorite Socks (Spiral-bound)
There are a lot of lovely patterns in this book, with good pictures. But the book is full of errors, both in the text and in the charts and either you scribble on your copy to correct them or you'll have to print the corrected pages from the Interweave website and attach them to the book. Interweave really need to sort out the quality of their books.
I would have given this 4 or 5 stars otherwise, but mistakes in knitting books are not acceptable.
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The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World
by A. J. Jacobs
Edition: Hardcover
27 used & new from $0.70

5.0 out of 5 stars Great fun, September 3, 2009
As the blurb on the cover says, the book is about the author deciding to read the Encyclopedia Britannica top to bottom. The mix of interesting facts and trivia and memoirs and anecdotes about his quest, and the other "characters" - wife, father, impossibly brilliant brother-in-law, friends - and their reactions to his project, and the author's writing talent and sense of humor make this a highly entertaining book.
Now, since I'm reading his next book I know the author reads the amazon reviews, so I'm hoping he won't be offended by what I'm about to say, since it's actually meant as a great compliment: this book also happens to be a perfect "thinking man bathroom read". Its very short chapters, where something funny or enlightening or curious or interesting happens almost at every page, are just perfect for this use...
As other reviewers mentioned, I was sorry to get to Z...


The Lovely Bones
The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $17.61
1864 used & new from $0.01

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, August 8, 2003
This review is from: The Lovely Bones (Hardcover)
I'm clearly a minority here, but this book was a waste of time and money. After a good first chapter, the story becomes more and more boring. I ended up skipping bits and pieces in the end... The writing style is mediocre, the psychology of the characters and their interaction very predictable. Some of the events described, and some of the dialogs, were downright ridiculous.


Stupid White Men ...And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
Stupid White Men ...And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
by Michael Moore
Edition: Hardcover
735 used & new from $0.01

2 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book!, May 24, 2002
Do yourself a favor: read this book. It's thought-provoking. It's smart. It's original. It's even funny. You'll laugh, and you'll be outraged, and maybe at the end you might even be a better citizen and a better human being.


Breaking Clean
Breaking Clean
by Judy Blunt
Edition: Hardcover
212 used & new from $0.01

2 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Boring!!!, May 20, 2002
This review is from: Breaking Clean (Hardcover)
Boring, and written in an unpleasantly uneven style. There are a few good observations about women's life in farming communities, but it's not worth reading the whole book just for those few good pages.


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