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Non-Fiction Worth Reading

Description: Obviously different people have different ideas of what makes a book worth reading. But for you personally, was it worth the time it took to read?

Members: 212 participating members (show all)

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21,188 members, 374 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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lorax (12): An error-ridden mess complete with random gratuitous homophobia. Read it for the biographies, but don't believe the science if you didn't already know it (and maybe not even then, if you believe that glass flows.)… (more)

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13,405 members, 146 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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leonja (5): One of the most important contributions made to date concerning the study of US History.

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15,390 members, 445 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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thorold (8): Bryson before he ran out of new ideas

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8,352 members, 174 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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thorold (0): Absurdly sensational book that tells you nothing about clockmaking

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5,614 members, 87 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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22,941 members, 201 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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11,287 members, 172 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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questbird (7): Environmental causes of the collapse of civilisations: a warning to us

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5,221 members, 310 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
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12,243 members, 182 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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6,727 members, 42 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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questbird (3): How a nature lover can live in modern society

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10,036 members, 110 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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questbird (9): We are temporary hosts for our ancient immortal genes

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9,147 members, 202 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
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8,319 members, 128 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)
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19,606 members, 149 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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4,185 members, 63 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
68
3,898 members, 282 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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1,948 members, 33 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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7,725 members, 152 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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5,914 members, 34 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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4,947 members, 31 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
85
2,213 members, 16 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
87
13,248 members, 180 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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4,206 members, 58 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: jfein, dmartin1186, leonja, ahef1963, bpmoss, HxBuff

Thumbs down: BayanX

Score: 5

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3,816 members, 209 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
91
3,426 members, 36 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
92
2,079 members, 126 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
93
2,062 members, 112 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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499 members, 17 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
97
5,928 members, 232 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
99
4,863 members, 107 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: jfein, kageeh, SylviaC, leonja, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: jochenB

Score: 4

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Started by: _Zoe_ (January 2012)

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