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The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel
Rachel Joyce
Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime: The Oceans' Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter
Ellen J. Prager
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything - Stephen J. Dubner, Steven D. Levitt So this book was pretty good. Maybe without all the hype I would've given it five stars, but a couple things were holding me back. First, I loved the idea of applying economic tools to subjects besides just economics. But the book was kind of short and pithy. I really could've gone for more analysis, or at least seeing more of the data that they tout as all-telling. (I guess that's part of what makes it so readable) They also seemed, to me, to be a little too hung up on how "freaky" they were. Cut it out, dudes--none of that was freaky, just interesting.