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  • Quiet


    Jul 25, 2013 9:03


      Quiet, Susan Cain Rating: ★★★★☆  Definitely a personal favorite of mine,...

  • Tubes


    Jul 5, 2013 12:32


    Tubes, Andrew Blum Rating: ★★★½☆  Disclaimer: I am a bit of a nerd deep down (or...

  • Bad Pharma

    Bad Pharma

    Jul 5, 2013 12:22


    Bad Pharma, Ben Goldacre Rating: ★★★★☆  What an eye-opener!  I had no preconceived...

  • The Sugar King of Havana

    The Sugar King of Havana

    May 3, 2013 9:32


    The Sugar King of Havana, John Paul Rathbone Rating: ★☆☆☆☆  I found this book on...

  • Exposure


    Apr 15, 2013 8:04


    Exposure, Michael Woodford Rating: ★★★★☆  I remember the day Woodford blew the whistle...

  • The Complete Turtle Trader

    The Complete Turtle Trader

    Dec 24, 2012 10:31


    The Complete Turtle Trader, Michael W. Covel Rating: ★★★½☆  I borrowed this book...

  • Moonwalking With Einstein

    Moonwalking With Einstein

    Dec 13, 2012 12:31


    Moonwalking With Einstein, Joshua Foer Rating: ★★★★½  When I think about getting...

  • Four Fish

    Four Fish

    Nov 9, 2012 14:39


    Four Fish, Paul Greenberg Rating: ★★★★½  My star rating above is probably a little...

  • Your Inner Fish

    Your Inner Fish

    Nov 9, 2012 14:31


    Your Inner Fish, Neil Shubin Rating: ★★★½☆  Publisher’s Weekly: Fish paleontologist...

  • Thinking Fast and Slow

    Thinking Fast and Slow

    Jul 3, 2012 12:55


    Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman Rating: ★★★★☆  I’ve been a big fan...

  • The End of Illness

    The End of Illness

    Jul 3, 2012 12:35


    The End of Illness, David B. Agus Rating: ★★★☆☆  Perhaps my hopes were a little...

  • Keep Australia On Your Left

    Keep Australia On Your Left

    May 4, 2012 9:36


    Keep Australia On Your Left, Eric Stiller Rating: ★★★½☆  A little while back I...

  • Drive


    Feb 16, 2012 10:56


    Drive, Daniel H. Pink Rating: ★★☆☆☆  With praise from Malcolm Gladwell – one...

  • Born To Run

    Born To Run

    Feb 3, 2012 8:17


    Born To Run, Christopher McDougall Rating: ★★★★★  I don’t hand out five star...

  • The Wizard Of Lies

    The Wizard Of Lies

    Feb 3, 2012 8:06


    The Wizard of Lies, Diana B. Henriques Rating: ★★★★☆  Unless you live in a cave...

  • The Man In The Rockefeller Suit

    The Man In The Rockefeller Suit

    Nov 3, 2011 14:31


    The Man In The Rockefeller Suit, Mark Seal Rating:   I kept having to remind myself that this is a non-fiction...

  • Cadillac Desert

    Cadillac Desert

    Oct 25, 2011 7:34


    Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Marc Reisner Rating:   Brooke Bakker put me onto...

  • The Big Short

    The Big Short

    Jul 6, 2011 9:03


    The Big Short, Michael Lewis Rating:   I’ve been a fan of Michael Lewis since reading Liar’s Poker...

  • The Great Reflation

    The Great Reflation

    May 27, 2011 7:47


    The Great Reflation, J. Anthony Boeckh Rating:   This book was recommended to me by a colleage of mine.  Cheesey...

  • Parenting Inc.

    Parenting Inc.

    May 12, 2011 10:01


    Parenting Inc., Pamela Paul Rating:   I found this book on a sale stand when I was buying Christmas presents in...