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Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Ron Charles - Goodreads

Sixteen years after Peter Kramer's "Listening to Prozac," Richard Powers has heard the alarming implications of treatments that let us buy better moods and personalities. His cerebral new novel offers ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

What an interesting book. I've avoided reading Richard Powers. He's just so smart and his books are so ambitious and wide ranging that I am often intimidated rather than engrossed. I've been depriving ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

This book took me FOREVER to get through... Not because I didn't like it, but because it was so demanding. The basic premise of the novel is: what if science discovered the gene that predisposes a ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Isabelle Hunt - Goodreads

I read this book for my university class called Growing Up in America, which was basically about the advanced technologies found today and the ways people deal with the invasion of privacy and other ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Philippe - Goodreads

A young girl strikes a big American city like a meteorite. She fled a civil war and, via Paris and Montreal, disembarks in the metropolis. Her radiance and appetite for life transfixes those who have ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

It's been a long time since a novel made me cry. This is the most amazing experience of reading literary fiction I've had in a very long time. It deals with almost everything I care about: the Two ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

The narrator in this book bothered me. He acts like an independent, invisible observer and interjects himself in the story now and then to comment on the story or the characters or the action and ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Phil Oliver - Goodreads

I was already a Powers fan, when "Generosity" came along just in time for my "Future of Life" philosophy class. It served our purposes well there, and I'm going to try it next semester in Bioethics ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - Marc - Goodreads

An interesting novel that examines the root causes of happiness and anxiety while critiquing the relationship between science, the media, and big business. This is the second Richard Powers novel I've ... Read full review

Review: Generosity: An Enhancement

User Review  - R. Murry - Goodreads

The story line was well developed. I enjoyed the idea that a gene can effect one personality, but I don't think possible. The characters brought the story alive. Amzwar's personality came across well ... Read full review

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