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The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law
Haben Girma - Aug 06, 2019
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The incredible life story of Haben Girma, the first Deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, and her amazing journey from isolation to the world stage. Haben grew up spending summers with her family in the enchanting Eritrean city of Asmara. There, she discovered courage as she faced off against a bull she couldn't see, and found in herself an a...
Shoshana Weissmann
Dec 08, 2020
@chrisFnicholson @JarrettDieterle GOT you tysm!! I actually just sent a good online guide about it to everyone who does graphics!! After I read @HabenGirma's book - which is SO worth the read - I've been wanting to do some re-coding and fixing!     source
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Why Cities Lose
The Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide
Johnathan A. Rodden - Jun 04, 2019
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A prizewinning political scientist traces the origins of urban-rural political conflict and shows how geography shapes elections in America and beyond...
Shoshana Weissmann
Aug 11, 2020
@smcoffman21 Unfortunately not a lot out there besides a handful of articles but also a GREAT book on why the problem developed as it did — Why Cities Lose, released last year. FASCINATING but slow read!     source
Modern Romance
Aziz Ansari - Jun 14, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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Now a New York Times BestsellerA hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voicesAt some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom ...
Shoshana Weissmann
Feb 11, 2020
@ScottGreenfield @RVA2MI @ASFleischman Check out Aziz's book Modern Love. Attempt to explain through too much choice     source
The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Jonathan Haidt - Feb 12, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossiblechallenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows ...
Shoshana Weissmann
Jan 10, 2020
@JeffRomeo8 LOVE him and that book     source
A Guide to the Good Life
The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
William B. Irvine - Nov 04, 2008
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One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life. In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still ...
Shoshana Weissmann
Nov 19, 2019
Everyone needs to chill out and read A Guide to the Good Life. Great book on stoicism with which I largely agree     source