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Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Jay - Goodreads

The Principles of Uncertainty was certainly more morose than I was expecting. Maria Kalman takes a look at life's purpose, death, and the meaning of everything, and is left with quite a bit of ... 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

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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  - Meganbutler - Goodreads

Strange. Read full review

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

Musings, paintings, and photography that give you a glimpse into the artist's life while also transporting you to different times and countries--and also possibly to a more appreciative and whimsical view of your own world. Read full review

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User Review  - Marianka Campisi - Goodreads

Dear Maira Kalman, what an amazing work! So simple and yet so layered and complex. You made think, you made me smile an you moved me with your amazing view on the little things that make life so great ... 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  - 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  - George Woodliff-Stanley - Goodreads

Mixed feelings—was hoping for some sort of "new insights" into life, but perhaps the ubiquitous lack thereof is part of the point of this book, if there is a point (which perhaps there is not, and if ... Read full review

Review: The Principles of Uncertainty

User Review  - Relyn - Goodreads

I had to order this book on interlibrary loan. Thank God for public libraries. This book is remarkable. I just love the way Maira Kalman thinks. I especially connected with her love for the elderly ... Read full review


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