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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - olevia - LibraryThing

This graphic memoir is a collection of Kalman's writings & drawings from a limited-time blog published in the online New York Times newspaper. Kalman's drawings & accompanying sparse, yet well-chosen ... Read full review

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User Review  - Altamari - LibraryThing

It was a book about nothing and also everything all at once. I know that doesn't make sense but it will once you read it. Lovely artwork. Delightful commentary on the everyday human experience. You ... Read full review

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User Review  - mykl-s - LibraryThing

This book is like a museum. Full of beautiful, interesting images, and with words to boot. Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

I really love Maira Kalman's art and style. I did not think this book, however, was nearly as good as And the Pursuit of Happiness. Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

Love the illustrations, but a lot of the "slice of life" observations in here make it seem like she is trying a bit too hard to be witty and/or interesting, which she does not need to do! Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

Wonderful illustrations but I can't help but wonder what was the point of the book. Or is that the point, there really wasn't one? Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

This book is a barnes and noble special! I suspect that Most of us pick it up only because it was on clearance. I enjoyed the illustration and Feel of the book. I can't recall the views of the author. I might reread it to refresh my memory. Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Annika - Goodreads

Hm... This was interesting and the art is outstanding and really great, but this was a gift and not something I would pick, so maybe I had a little trouble connecting to the content. At times I found ... Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

I enjoyed this more than I thought I would. It's a quick and easy read, but it gives the reader a lot to look at/ponder. If nothing else, I'd recommend it for the unique experience. I'd probably give it three and a half stars. Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

A year in the life of the author, Maira Kalman. Written in a musing, "as she thinks of it" style and profusely illustrated with her paintings. I enjoyed it because of its originality. Read full review

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