Tag Archive: law

Feb 07

Book Review: Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance I can see why this book hit the bestseller list. It really hits the zeitgeist of this tumultuous past few years we’ve had, especially with regards to the questions of middle America and how to achieve the “American Dream.” It also …

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Apr 09

Book Review: The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene I was basically told that I HAD to read this book, and not just read it, but study it. I was expecting something different, more of a how-to succeed book written by some over-confident millionaire, not something so heavily grounded in classical histories. The chapters are divided …

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Oct 26

Book Review: Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market by Eric Schlosser Schlosser wrote FAST FOOD NATION, which I felt was well researched but lacked consistent writing. I figured he might be a better writer by now, so I picked up REEFER MADNESS, the perhaps poorly-named book that is not strictly about …

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Jan 02

Book Review: Dog Inc.

Dog, Inc.: The Uncanny Inside Story of Cloning Man’s Best Friend by John Woestendiek This is the kind of book I usually like very much–topical science written for the layperson. It starts out good; the subject is narrow enough to really delve into it, and Woestendiek knows to use biographical information to create a narrative …

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