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  • Quiet

    Quiet

    Jul 25, 2013 9:03

     

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

     
  • Tubes

    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

    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

    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...