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Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Ricki - Goodreads

I love this book. It's fun, great to look at. You can either start from the beginning and work your way up towards the end or just browse through it. It is, basically, a year in the lie from Ms ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melina O. - Goodreads

I really liked the weight of the book. When you pick it up, you feel this heaviness in the pages that kind of comes across in the words. What I got out of the book was a lot of questioning of why ... Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Lulu - Goodreads

I was inspired to read this book for the exquisite illustrations by its author, Maira Kalman . They certainly didn't let me down. The presentation of the the hardcover edition is beautiful. This would ... Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Inna - Goodreads

What a weird book. Weird good. So good. It is full of exuberant paintings and curious/confused writing. It is sort of incredibly profound without ever really making a point or making any sense at all ... Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Jacob Lines - Goodreads

I checked this out because I enjoyed And the Pursuit of Happiness. This is similar, but without the history and lofty ideals of America. Instead, it's mostly illustrated navel-gazing. Not too bad if ... Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Goodreads

Re-reading this now. One of my favorite books of all time (at least at this moment). Words of wisdom such as this: "Washing dishes is the antidote to confusion." And "The truth is everybody gets on everybody's nerves." Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Janola - Goodreads

Re-reading this now. One of my favorite books of all time (at least at this moment). Words of wisdom such as this: "Washing dishes is the antidote to confusion." And "The truth is everybody gets on everybody's nerves." Read full review

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

astoundingly good Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

I thoroughly enjoyed this weird little book. 'The woman leans over in anguish. Not about that man, but about all sad things. It happens quite often in February." Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Amber Schley Iragui - Goodreads

I read the column in the NYTimes first, but the moment I saw this book was out I bought it. It is beautiful, sad, poignant, dreamy, and heartbreaking. I love it. Read full review

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