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Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

The Social Animal is a 'lost opportunity' book. Similar to The Black Swan, I can recommend portions for its startling insight into the patterns of thought from which we must extricate ourselves to ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Adela-diana Almasi - Goodreads

I just finished this book a couple of weeks ago and overall, this book was a disappointment. It's the kind of book that seems awesome, fun and insightful at the beginning and then just goes downhill ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Marcus - Goodreads

There's a lot about this book that could have gone really wrong. In fact, it's the perfect recipe for disaster. I can imagine the pitch to the publisher, "I'm going to tell a fictional story whose ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Tim Boroughs - Goodreads

This is a very readable and enjoyable book written with enthusiasm and great care. The main idea put forward in the work is that humans are strongly directed over their lifespans by the unconscious ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Only intermittently interesting. NY Times columnist Brooks has done a lot of research on brain science, and popularizes it in this book using a couple fictional characters, Harold and Erica. He takes ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Brendan - Goodreads

Upon completion, the Social Animal left me with a feeling of precious mortality. Life is short, and despite how special we think ourselves as homo sapiens, we are indeed just highly evolved animals ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Madisen L - Goodreads

This isn't my typical read but it came highly recommended from a friend. I must admit, this book had me reflect upon my own life multiple times and I found it hard not to share it with those around me (whether interested or not). This book is thought provoking and worth a read. Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Stephanie Rexroth - Goodreads

This book had me in tears twice. Once early on, I shed tears of remorse as I once again realized the challenging circumstances of my own developmental years within a culture of poverty. In many ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Stephie Jane Rexroth - Goodreads

This book had me in tears twice. Once early on, I shed tears of remorse as I once again realized the challenging circumstances of my own developmental years within a culture of poverty. In many ... Read full review

Review: The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

I am 3/4 done and may or may not finish it depending on how I feel. Many parts of the book are very intriguing and resonate deeply with my own ideals and ideas. The studies of psychology and sociology ... Read full review


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