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Web of Debt
There is a huge flaw in the world we live in and almost no-one talks about it. This book explains the monetary and banking system that enslaves us. In ...more
Aug 16, 2010
May 16, 2009
Under the North Star (Under the North Star, #1)
A great classic. The trilogy is easy to read and flows great. Portrayal of the life in a small village in Finland in the end of 19th century really br ...more
Jan 2007
Feb 25, 2009
The Cyberiad
Read this at least 5 times. Probably the best book (at least in its genre) I've read. Extremely funny and witty. With all the made up words and rhymin ...more
not set
Feb 25, 2009
Where Does Money Come From?: A Guide To The Uk Monetary And Banking System
In detail view of UK banking system. Difficult and technical topic explained in readable way. Doesn't take any stance whether the system is good or ba ...more
Sep 2012
Jun 20, 2012
Startide Rising (The Uplift Saga, #2)
Only Brin book I've read in my native language. HC SciFi and entertainment at its best. Great story, deep enough characters for their purpose and most ...more
not set
Feb 25, 2009
Modernising Money: Why Our Monetary System is Broken and How it Can be Fixed
This is a book that everyone should read, especially people in high positions. Anyone who has a pulse can see that our current banking system (or mone ...more
Apr 20, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)
I didn't bother to start reading the whole series from the beginning. I just continued from where the tv series left off.

Very good book series. Martin
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
One of the first SciFi, or a none children book for that matter, I read. Made me confused as it wasn't just entertainment, but forced me to really thi ...more
not set
Feb 25, 2009
Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics
Well written, mistaken assumptions made about monetary system makes this book fundamentally wrong. It's been a while since I read this book, so I don' ...more
Aug 2008
Jan 22, 2013
The Egyptian
Excellent description of one man's life in the ancient Egypt. You will really get into a roller coaster of emotions which captivate you so bad (or goo ...more
Jan 2002
Feb 25, 2009
Debt: The First 5,000 Years
Trashing the conventional story of how money came to be. Interesting and thought provoking. At some points the stories told jump from place and time t ...more
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 22, 2013
The Quantum Thief (Jean le Flambeur, #1)
Book is written in present tense which sounded weird at first. Also the descriptions of places and things happening in the beginning were pretty bad, ...more
Aug 12, 2012
Aug 20, 2012
Туманность Андромеды
I found the very obvious propaganda of Soviet times unnerving. How "everything was splendid and everyone was honorable and good and there was not a cl ...more
Jan 1994
May 16, 2009
I, Putin (Vladimir Putin novel)
Captivating and good read. I couldn't put the book down before I got to the end. Author has clearly evolved as a writer since the days I read some of ...more
Oct 2012
Jun 12, 2012
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
Continues from where the previous book left off. This one followed maybe little less interesting characters in my mind. The text itself was just as go ...more
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
The Year of the Hare
Excellent description of man's desire of escaping the hectic life in the modern world. Written already in the '70s and yet more relevant now than ever ...more
Jan 1990
May 16, 2009
Who Goes Here? (Warren Peace, #1)
Light, easy to read, extremely funny, fast paced and good entertainment, at least for teenagers which is when I read it...
Jan 1993
May 16, 2009
How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes
Again, banking and monetary system depicted wrong. As soon as you get money wrong, your theory discards reality.
Jan 2010
Jan 22, 2013
Earth Odyssey: Around the World in Search of Our Environmental Future
Shocking book about a one man's journey around the globe, describing the state of the planet where ever he goes.
Jan 2005
May 16, 2009
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
Great book. The story continues as captivating as ever. When is the next book coming??
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
Very entertaining, fast paced action book for teenagers.
Jan 1987
May 16, 2009
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
This time the movie was actually better.
Jan 1995
May 16, 2009
100% Money: Designed to keep checking banks 100% liquid; to prevent inflation and deflation; largely to cure or prevent depression; and to wipe out much of the National Debt
Even though monetary system has changed, from traditional fractional reserve system to endogenous money, is this book very much topical. Fisher explai ...more
Sep 29, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance
Comprehensive look on the financial sector and shadow banking. Excellent analysis of casino gotten out of hand. I was disappointed of the description ...more
Mar 2013
Jan 22, 2013
The Female Man
To say the truth I didn't read this book to the end. I used to take pride about reading every book to the end no matter how bad, but this one broke my ...more
Jan 1994
May 16, 2009
The Postman
I'm a big fan of Brin's uplift series. However this is the worst of Brin books I've read so far (but then again, this is not one of the uplift books.. ...more
Jan 2000
Feb 25, 2009
The Debt-Deflation Theory of Great Depressions
After losing a fortune and his reputation in the Great Depression (some $100mil in today's money), Fisher really wanted to understand what had happene ...more
Jun 12, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom, #2)
Jan 1987
May 16, 2009
Reconciliation (Under The North Star, #3)
Jan 2007
Feb 25, 2009
Man Plus
not set
Jan 17, 2011
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