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Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Hap pier
I have mixed feelings about this book. Glaeser convinced me that skyscrapers are important, and we need lots more of them. I found it interesting that ...more
Aug 27, 2012
May 17, 2012
The Hidden Family (The Merchant Princes, #2)
The fun continues. My brother and I disagree about both Miriam and Roland. I think it isn't quite believable that Miriam makes the perfect technology ...more
Dec 26, 2010
Dec 26, 2010
The Family Trade (The Merchant Princes, #1)
"The Family Trade" is a tremendously fun action adventure about development economics. Stross seems to subvert expectations; the main idea is that a 3 ...more
Dec 12, 2010
Dec 12, 2010
The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality
The book has an interesting format and explains its concepts well. It consists of three essays on three topics(inequality within nations, inequality a ...more
Jun 05, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
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