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M. Sanjayan

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M. Sanjayan is an American conservation scientist, writer and television news contributor, specializing in the role of nature in preserving and enhancing human life. He is referred to as Sanjayan, using one name as is sometimes Tamil custom.
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A River Runs through It and Other Stories
Norman MacLean - May 16, 2017 (first published in 1976)
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When Norman Maclean sent the manuscript of A River Runs through It and Other Stories to New York publishers, he received a slew of rejections. One editor, so the story goes, replied, “it has trees in it.” Forty years later, the title novella is recognized as one of the great American tales of the twentieth century, and Maclean as one of the most be...
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Totally influenced my life in terms of fly fishing and finding magic in words and that quiet space.      source
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Team of Teams
New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
Gen. Stanley McChrystal - May 12, 2015
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The retired four-star general and and bestselling author of My Share of the Task shares a powerful new leadership model As commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), General Stanley McChrystal played a crucial role in the War on Terror. But when he took the helm in 2004, America was losing that war badly: despite vastly inferior resource...
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A really clever, smart book about how to organize businesses and enterprises for today’s world.      source
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Deep
Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves
James Nestor - May 05, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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“An engaging exploration of the depths of the world's oceans and the human connection to the rapidly changing world below. This is popular science writing at its best." — Christian Science Monitor “The reader could not wish for a better guide … Deep is a fascinating, informative, exhilarating book.” — Wall Street Journal “The deeper [Nestor] ventur...
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Pretty damn good. It’s about free diving, which I knew nothing about.      source
Destiny of the Republic
A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Candice Millard - Jan 01, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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A Booklist Notable Book of 2012The extraordinary New York Times bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from bestselling author of The River of Doubt, Candice Millard.   James Abram Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected pres...
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A fantastic book.      source
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