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'The Freakoseries' | Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

To a bored economics major like me, Freakonomics, Superfreakonomics, Think Like a Freak, and When to Rob a Bank were a gulp of fresh air—bracing, slightly giddying and undeniably promising. But like any gulp of air in our highly polluted environment, these books came with a share of mild contaminants, traces of toxic gases and, if subjected to rigorous testing, a few stray particles of bovine fecal matter.

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When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost | Joan Morgan

Hip-hop feminism is the result of Joan Morgan’s search for the kind of feminism that she can call her own—the one that doesn’t exclusively serve the interests of straight white women, or only inhabits the halls of academia and the pages of research papers, or offers independence and empowerment at the cost of giving up the most intimate of the heart’s desires, those that got caught up in the crossfire of money, sex and power.

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