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Dr. M. A. Edwards

England
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The Call of the Wild cover art

Magical

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-11-18

It transports you to the world of club and fang. But when Buck finds John Thorton, it's difficult not to succumb to the lump in your throat.

Doughnut Economics cover art

compelling arguments but misses one vital issue.

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-07-18

My take on her work is - it's all compelling, its all correct, it all makes sense, it speaks to our better natures and is a wealth of possibilities to see a thriving world for future generations. It's just I don't think it's powerful enough to offset our greed, selfishness, tribalism, neolibralism and xenophobia. Those fears and drivers are just too strong. Much like in iterations of the prisoners dilemma, we all know what we should do, we know we would all be better off, but we still choose the other path. I just don't think we have it in ourselves to enter and stay in the doughnut.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

The Course of Love cover art

sensitive and wonderful, if a little male-biased

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-16

I'm a little biased as, for me, De Botton can do no wrong, but I loved this little book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful