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Seveneves
4.03
So excited!
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Apr 29, 2015
 
408
City on Fire
3.92
Numerous people in publishing have told me this will be the book of the year.
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May 29, 2015
 
30
Emotional Intelligence 2.0
3.76
Good article by this author: http://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbra...
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Feb 27, 2013
 
368
Not Fade Away: A Short Life Well Lived
3.94
Sacca and Nate recommend
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Mar 20, 2014
 
288
Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
3.91
Peter McCarthy recommends
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Nov 18, 2011
 
165
Sophie's World
3.84
A friend of Elizabeth's I met at a party said its a great primer to understanding philosophy...
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Dec 17, 2006
 
6
The Remains of the Day
4.09
Bezos recommends...
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May 14, 2013
 
237
Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow
4.00
Just heard a talk by Chip which was very inspirational. He talked a lot about Abraham H. Maslow's hierarchy, and how it can be applied to employees, c ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
63
Then We Came to the End
3.44
Stephen King recommended it, and it sounds good!

[http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/03/boo...]
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Jun 05, 2007
 
140
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
3.95
Read about it in a blog: http://www.43folders.com/2004/09/08/g...
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Sep 14, 2006
 
141
Stover at Yale
3.61
If Jacques says its his one of his all-time favorites, then I gotta read it!
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Oct 17, 2006
 
133
Be the Solution: How Entrepreneurs and Conscious Capitalists Can Solve All the World's Problems
3.71
Saw John Mackey talk about this book and was very inspired by it.
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Mar 04, 2009
 
170
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
3.97
If steve recommends it, it must be good!
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Jan 18, 2007
 
185
Motherless Brooklyn
3.91
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Jun 01, 2009
 
286
Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy
3.71
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Nov 09, 2011
 
188
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
4.04
Hoping to read it with the Sci-fi & fantasy bookclub in July (if I can find a copy)
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Jun 24, 2009
 
205
On Intelligence
4.12
6 of my smartest friends rated this 4 or higher. Hmmm...
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Nov 15, 2009
 
240
Fish In the Water
3.90
If I ever go to Peru, this is top of the list.
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Nov 11, 2010
 
216
Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want
3.49
Recommended by game designer Jesse Schell
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Mar 15, 2010
 
378
Lexicon
3.90
Recommended by David Risher
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Jul 07, 2014
 
264
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
3.90
Recommended by our pediatrician
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May 16, 2011
 
245
What's Going on in There?: How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life
4.09
Regimented by Brian and kyusik
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Nov 29, 2010
 
187
Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Last Himalayan Kingdom
4.67
The largest book ever!
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Jun 19, 2009
 
200
Say You're One of Them
3.46
Oprah's next bookclub book!
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Sep 18, 2009
 
220
Game-Based Marketing: Inspire Customer Loyalty Through Rewards, Challenges, and Contests
3.45
Dean Takahashi liked it...
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Mar 31, 2010
 
258
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
3.73
Recommended by steve blank
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Mar 31, 2011
 
214
Painting as a Pastime
4.26
Recommended by Tim O'Reilly
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Mar 08, 2010
 
46
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
3.92
Kareem recommends
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Oct 08, 2010
 
164
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid
3.76
The LA Times did a story about this book & it sounded interesting: [http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-...]

An excerpt:
The former president also
...more
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Dec 12, 2006
 
168
Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
3.66
Joel on software blogged about it, and it appeals to the geek in me... anyone else know anything about it?

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2...
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Jan 09, 2007
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