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Not alone in my praise

Advantages: Helps to shed light on us mysterious loners
Disadvantages: Isn't personal enough and not enough personal stories

Have you ever noticed when some crazy nut goes on a killing spree and all the newspapers and TV stations go ask their neighbours and family for interviews they always, always describe them as “…a quiet loner who kept himself to himself.” I even saw an in ...

anywho3 13.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Party of One: the Loners Manifesto - Anneli Rufus

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Not As Pleasurable As Hoped

Advantages: Frequently fascinating
Disadvantages: Not quite what I'd expected from the title

...Having recently read Charles Fernyhough's "Pieces of Light: the New Science of Memory", I expected something similar, judging only from the title of Theodore Dalrymple's ''The Pleasure of Thinking: a Journey Through the Sideways Leaps of Ideas''. Instead ...

Soho_Black 06.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Pleasure of Thinking A Journey Through the Sideways Leaps of Ideas - Theodore Dalrymple

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Participation and Democratic Theory - As Relevant Now as Then

Advantages: A classic text on participative democracy
Disadvantages: In need of a new edition.

It has taken me several years of good intentions to finally read a book that I have seen regularly referenced by leading writers on democratic theory in the business world. Carole Pateman's book is surely worthy of being called a 'classic' not simply for ...

roryridleyduff 27.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Participation and Democratic Theory - Carole Pateman

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