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Ambushed!: A Cartoon History of the George W. Bush Administration
Jim Morin

Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us

Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us - Joe Palca, Flora Lichtman I'm not sure how scientifically accurate this book is, but I'd like to know. I liked how much of a starting point this book was in prompting my own research on a variety of different topics, but the annoyances featured most prominently were, well, annoying. I'm not interested in trivial annoying sounds and annoying smells. I'm interested in deeper interpersonal annoyances, for instance. Those are the annoyances that really matter and cause real problems, in my opinion. I also thought there was minimal organization to the book, which bounced between topics haphazardly. I would have loved a more linear format. It wasn't what I expected. There were scientific explanations of *some* annoyances, but none of which I cared about.