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Making Sense of the Social World: Methods of Investigation
Daniel F. Chambliss, Russell K. Schutt
Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture
Marita Sturken, Lisa Cartwright
One Big Table: A Portrait of American Cooking: 600 recipes from the nation's best home cooks, farmers, pit-masters and chefs
Molly O'Neill
When the Emperor Was Divine
Julie Otsuka
A Place on the Corner (Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries)
Elijah Anderson
I Speak English: A Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages-Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing
Ruth J. Colvin
Classic Vegetarian Cooking from the Middle East & North Africa
Habeeb Salloum
Cultural Sociology: An Introduction
Les Back, Andy Bennett, Laura Desfor Edles, David Inglis, Ron Jacobs, Ian Woodward, Margaret Gibson
Violence in the City of Women: Police and Batterers in Bahia, Brazil
Sarah J. Hautzinger
The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Education
Grace Llewellyn
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain - David Eagleman The science and anecdotes Eagleman presents are interesting to anyone even remotely intrigued by how our brains function, specifically how many of our brain functions happen without our awareness. However, some of the conclusions he draws in the second half of the book are less scientific and more Eagleman's prescriptions for society, which isn't exactly what I wanted to learn from a book subtitled "The Secret Lives of the Brain" (although it certainly gives the reader something to ponder).

I think Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" is a better book, but if the subject matter is particularly fascinating to you, I would go ahead and read this one too--just take it with a grain of salt.