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Review: How the Other Half Lives

User Review  - Lin Lin - Goodreads

Non-fiction books are usually not what my son would choose to read, but this book interests him. It introduces research and innovations scientists are conducting to learn from the Geckos. The improvement of glue and adhesive products demonstrates the power and value of biomimicry. Read full review

Review: How the Other Half Lives

User Review  - Cathie Gagliotto - Goodreads

We are so pampered considering the way people lived during the era of Jacob Riis's photo documentary. Cheers to Riis for bringing the plight of NYC's poor front and center and improving the lives of so many! Read full review

Review: How the Other Half Lives

User Review  - Marian - Goodreads

*own the 1971 Dover publications edition. Read full review

Review: How the Other Half Lives

User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

Riis was definitely paternalistic, and he might've written a better book if he'd actually interviewed the subjects, and hadn't hung around so much with the cops. Many of the pictures were posed, and ... Read full review

Review: How the Other Half Lives

User Review  - Katerlio - Goodreads

he's a surprisingly readable writer - and I keep getting to pieces where he describes something and I want to look it up and find books about it because how crazy was new york in olden days??!? wicked crazy. Read full review

Review: How the Other Half Lives

User Review  - Angel - Goodreads

I learned alot from this book and I understand now how the other half lives. Read full review


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