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Utente: IslandDave

CollezioniLa tua biblioteca (4,431), In lettura (3), Read in 2020 (3), Read in 2019 (4), Read in 2018 (8), Read in 2017 (21), Read in 2016 (13), Read in 2015 (12), Read in 2014 (30), Read in 2013 (34), Read in 2012 (67), Read in 2011 (58), Read in 2010 (20), Read in 2009 (113), Read in 2008 (14), Read Prior to 2008 (189), Read (587), Comic Books (5), Lista dei desideri (4), Tutte le collezioni (4,440)

Recensioni141 recensioni

EtichetteNon-Fiction (2,470), Fiction (1,821), History (1,372), Fantasy (1,032), Swords & Sorcery (621), Science (560), War (503), Military History (494), 20th Century (485), Military (473) — guarda tutte le etichette

FormatoCaricamento in corso

Cloudnuvola dei tag, nuvola degli autori, specchio dei tag

Consigli18 consigli

Informazioni su di meI'm a software engineer and entrepreneur. I am Director of the Suncoast Skeptics, a critical thinking discussion group in Sarasota, Florida. I also co-host the podcast Positively Doubtful. I enjoy skepticism, traveling, kayaking, debate, music, college basketball, science, history, philosophy, comparative religion, and reading (duh).

La mia bibliotecaMy interests in non-fiction are centered around physics/astronomy, biology, religion, skepticism, history, military history, history of science, philosophy, mind, and mathematics. When I read fiction, it is nearly always fantasy, science fiction, military fiction, and classic literature from authors such as Dickens, Poe, or Shelley.

All the books in my LT library I (and my wife) own personally.

An outline of my ratings:

No Stars: Means nothing, haven't entered it yet.

1/2 Star: Terrible. The worst of the worst. Not enjoyable, poorly written, poorly sourced, and/or just plain sucks. Waste of time to even consider reading. Avoid.

1 Star: Very Bad. Almost certainly not worth the time to read. Avoid.

1 1/2 Stars: Bad. On the whole not worth reading, though possibly of some interest if the author/subject matter are important enough. For non-fiction, there may be highly flawed theories or logic, misleading narrative, or other such sins. Avoid.

2 stars: Fair. Generally not worth the time to read, and suffers some serious problems of narrative, sourcing, argument, and/or just plain bland and uninteresting. Not recommended.

2 1/2 stars: OK. Not a positive experience for the time spent, but has some minor value and may offer some interesting reading if the author/subject are sought after. Not recommended.

3 stars: Average. Nothing terribly wrong with an average book. Generally worth the time to read, but temper expectations. Suffers from some minor problems such as narrative, misleading info, construction, but not enough to avoid reading the book. Recommended to specific readers.

3 1/2: Above average. Worth the time spent reading, and despite having some minor flaws (or being somewhat bland and/or underwhelming), offers enough value/enjoyment for most readers. Some books may have 4-5 star ratings but suffer from problems that keep the rating lower. Recommended to most.

4 stars: Very Good. Well worth the time to read and (for non-fiction) an excellent source of information. It takes something special to get above 4 stars from me, so this is the top of the line for 'normal' books. Recommended to all.

4 1/2 stars: Outstanding. Book offers more value than just being a good read. Narrative is excellent and sourcing/argument (for non-fiction) are well above-average. Subject matter of great interest to me, or subject matter became interesting as a result of reading this book. Highly Recommended.

5 stars: Favorites. The very best of the best. Very Highly Recommended, you can't go wrong with these.

Gruppi75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 999 Challenge, American History, Ancient History, Author and venue pictures, Banned Books, Bug Collectors, Build the Open Shelves Classification, Combiners!mostra tutti i gruppi

Autori preferitiDouglas Adams, Stephen E. Ambrose, Rick Atkinson, Terry Brooks, Bill Bryson, Jim Butcher, Sean B. Carroll, Jerry A. Coyne, Charles Darwin, Richard Dawkins, Hans Delbruck, Daniel C. Dennett, Jared Diamond, Bart D. Ehrman, Timothy Ferris, Richard P. Feynman, Neil Gaiman, Brian Greene, David H. Hackworth, David Halberstam, Sam Harris, Robert A. Heinlein, Tracy Hickman, Christopher Hitchens, Robin Hobb, Susan Jacoby, Robert Jordan, Michio Kaku, John Keegan, Martin Luther King, Naomi Klein, Scott Lynch, George R. R. Martin, Brian McClellan, David McCullough, Farley Mowat, Keith Nolan, Nathaniel Philbrick, Steven Pinker, Philip Plait, Carl Sagan, Brandon Sanderson, Lee Smolin, Hunter S. Thompson, Henry David Thoreau, J. R. R. Tolkien, Mark Twain, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Weis, Django Wexler, Carl Zimmer, Howard Zinn, Phil Zuckerman (Preferiti in comune con altri utenti)

PostiPreferiti | Visitato

Librerie preferiteA. Parker's Books Inc., Book Exchange, Book Shop New & Used, Emerald Isle Books & Toys, Goodwill Clark Bookstore

Biblioteche preferiteCraven-Pamlico-Carteret Public Library System - Western Carteret Public Library, Sarasota County Libraries - Selby Library

Altri preferitiHem of His Garment, Goodwill - Honore and 17th

Pagina principalehttp://suncoastskeptics.com

AppartenenzaER. Recensori in anteprima di LibraryThing/Member Giveaway

Anche suFacebook, Last.fm

LuogoSarasota, FL, USA

Tipo di iscrizionepubblico

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Utente dalDec 12, 2008

In letturaFool's Quest di Robin Hobb
Oathbringer di Brandon Sanderson
Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth di Rachel Maddow

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