Category Archives: Sunday Book Review

Sunday Book Review : The New New Rules by Bill Maher

The New New Rules: A Funny Look At How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass by Bill Maher
My rating: 2 of 5 stars
I think my review of Bill’s New Rules still hold true.
“If you enjoy Bill Maher, [...]

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Sunday Book Review : The Sports Gene by David Epstein

The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Similar to Colvin’s Talent is Overrated and Gladwell’s Outliers, Epstein hits it out of the park digging much deeper and getting more real. [...]

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Sunday Book Review : The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking by Matthew Hutson

The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane by Matthew Hutson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I wasn’t sure what to expect with this one, I predicted it would be a self-help like book [...]

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Sunday Book Review : Next: The Future Just Happened by Michael Lewis

Next: The Future Just Happened by Michael Lewis
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I enjoy Lewis’ writing in general, but I particularly liked where he went with Next: The Future Just Happened. Showing how the Internet boom has changed everything. Telling [...]

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Sunday Book Review : Aristotle for Everybody by Mortimer Adler

Aristotle for Everybody by Mortimer J. Adler
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
It claims to be for everyone, but I might suggest that it is for everyone interested in learning more about philosophy or the teachings of Aristotle. Adler does a [...]

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Sunday Book Review: Lowdown A Short History of the World Cup by Mark Ryan

Lowdown: A Short History of the World Cup by Mark Ryan
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
New to soccer? Getting ready to watch the 2014 World Cup and want to know some of the games history? This book does a great [...]

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Sunday Book Review : Frederich Nietzsche by Richard Schacht

Frederich Nietzsche by Richard Schacht
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Good look in the life and work of Nietzsche. Anyone who is interested in philosophy and deeper thought, owes it to get over the audacity of “God is Dead” and peer [...]

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Sunday Book Review : Antifragile by Nassim Taleb

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Fantastic book. Challenges everything you think you know about how things work. Economics and statistics turned on their heads and seen through a new light. Nassim [...]

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Sunday Book Review : Makers – The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Chris does a great job of laying out the hacker culture and how it has evolved into the maker movement. If you want to know how we got [...]

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Sunday Book Review : Click – The Magic of Instant Connections by Ori Brafman

Click: The Magic of Instant Connections by Ori Brafman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Ori does it again. This book is simply brilliant. It hits so many of the elements necessary for serendipity. Truly fantastic stuff. This is a must read. [...]

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