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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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21,295 members, 378 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 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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13,503 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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15,498 members, 447 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

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8,429 members, 177 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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5,672 members, 88 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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23,176 members, 203 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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11,368 members, 174 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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5,276 members, 314 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
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12,338 members, 184 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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6,794 members, 43 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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

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10,130 members, 111 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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9,194 members, 205 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
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8,476 members, 128 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)
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19,807 members, 151 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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4,230 members, 63 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
68
3,938 members, 283 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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1,964 members, 34 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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7,791 members, 155 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
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5,967 members, 34 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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5,004 members, 32 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
85
2,227 members, 16 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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13,345 members, 180 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
88
4,262 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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3,839 members, 212 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
91
3,451 members, 36 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
92
2,099 members, 126 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
93
2,086 members, 112 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
97
6,009 members, 233 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
99
4,915 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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