Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Book Reviews On Concrete Gardener

I've been looking back at books I've reviewed here on Concrete Gardener, as I consider books to review in the future.  It's a strange mix, and some make me cringe just a little bit, but it's also fun to look back:

On Food
The Botany of Desire (Michael Pollan)
In Defense of Food (Michael Pollan) Part 1Part 2
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (Barbara Kingsolver) Part 1Part 2Part 3

On Justice
Unexpected News: Reading the Bible with Third World Eyes (Robert McAfee Brown)

On Africa
Saviors and Survivors (Mahmood Mamdani): A review in Two Parts (Part 1Part 2)
Collapse (Jared Diamond) A Review in Three parts (Part 1Part 2Part 3, and a bonus: snippets)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
It's Our Turn to Eat (Michela Wrong)
Emma's War (Deborah Scroggins)
The Green Belt Movement (Wangari Maathai)

On Choice
The Paradox of Choice (Barry Schwartz)

On Thinking of Mental Health in the Context of Family
Out of a Darkened Room (William Beardslee)

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