Sunday, April 09, 2006

Titles

Books

Why? by Charles Tilly of Columbia U (great rev at NYer by Gladwell)
*no local yet

NEJM March 23 2006 issue failed antidep studies GDL
*G-HQ, FP

by Robert Cialdini
  Influence - how and why people agree to things (1984)
  *FP 153
  Influence : The Psychology Of Persuasion (1993)
  *GD-GB 153.852
  Influence : Science And Practice (2001) 4th ed?
  *GD-O 153.852

Lincoln's melancholy
by Joshua Wolf Shenk (2005)
*GD-F-HQ-GB Biog

Going Sane: Maps of Happiness
by Adam Phillips (2005)
"why a sane life might be more worth living than, say, a happy life, or a healthy life, or a successful life." pos rev in WP 02/19/2006
*GD-F 616.89

Satisfaction: the Science of Finding True Fulfillment
by Gregory Berns (2005)
pos rev in WP 02/19/2006 – SCI AM gave it thumbs down; excerpt is a waste of time
*ELPL, Bf Twp, etc

What about the Gigerenzer I ordered?

Tristram Shandy, who broke all records for meandering, was in his 40's.
by Laurence Sterne
*

Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star
By Tab Hunter & Eddie Muller (2004or5)
*GD-F

MY FATHER THE SPY: An Investigative Memoir
by John H Richardson [Jr] (2005)
*

Inventing Modern: Growing up with X-Rays, Skyscrapers, and Tailfins
by John H. Lienhard (and lots of other Lienhard books)
*GMI

Traveling through the Boondocks: In and Out of Academic Hierarchy
Terry Caesar 2000 (essays, incl "On Teaching at a Second Rate U")
*MSU, UM-AA EMU WSU

Movies


Movies in the UN:
  >America! doc Alastair Cooke *GD-F,D,Fen,GB,M,O
  >N by NW *GD-C,D,Fen,GB,M,MtM
  >Peacemaker, The (1997) Clooney & KIDMAN! *GD-F,D,Fen,GB

*Before Night Falls (2000) something gay?
GD-C,D,Fen,M,MtM

*fantastic four
GD-FT-F-GV etc

*Mean Girls (Tina Fey movie)
GDL-B-GB-M-SC etc

*Mar Adentro The Sea Inside (2005) right-to-die
GD-Fen-GV-GB

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