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Project Management in Easy Steps
This simple book tries to be all things to all people and consequently fails across a broad spectrum. The truth is that not all projects are alike. No ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 25, 2012
The Science of Battlestar Galactica
It feels really strange to be giving this book 5 stars. After all, tie-in products usually come across as "shovelware" - a product with the logo just ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
VMware vSphere for Dummies
I've been an IT professional for 12 years. I've been a manager for 8 of those. I've been using VMware for 2 now, and darn it, it's just embarrassing t ...more
Jan 11, 2012
Nov 05, 2011
Elfish Gene: Dungeons, Dragons and Growing Up Strange
I don't think this book is for everyone.

I think you had to spend 20 hours straight sitting around a table in someone's garage, every weekend, eating n
Apr 23, 2012
Apr 22, 2010
God's Debris : A Thought Experiment
when I was a young adult, late high school and early college, I would sit up at an all-night restaurant and drink tea, and have these discussions with ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Mar 06, 2011
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
Many times books about leadership and management in the business world tend all echo the same basic sentiments. But, just like any other industry, the ...more
Feb 14, 2012
Mar 06, 2011
U2 by U2
This is a coffee table book. And like most coffee table books, it's really not meant to be read front to back. You are to poke through it, look at the ...more
Oct 31, 2012
Mar 20, 2011
Fragile Things
A very serviceable collection of short stories by one of the best contemporary writers on the planet today.

Although, in general, the stories towards
Feb 10, 2012
Jun 28, 2011
Buddha, Vol. 1: Kapilavastu (Buddha #1)
I find myself attracted to graphic novels about real subjects. And, although the seriousness of this work is not on par with Maus, It drew me in just ...more
Jun 13, 2012
May 03, 2012
Managing Information Technology Projects: Applying Project Management Strategies to Software, Hardware, and Integration Initiatives
This is a good read for those who have had some experience managing projects, or interested in managing IT projects, but have moved beyond the "For du ...more
Jan 25, 2013
Nov 08, 2012
New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer
How did I read a 230 page book in about 2 hours?

The same way I am writing this review

LOTS of whitespace.

Really? this book is only about 50-60 pages. a
Jan 16, 2012
Mar 06, 2011
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
So, reading this series after watching the movies, I know this is just a large preamble for the final book, but it's done a great job of hiding that i ...more
Mar 04, 2012
Apr 22, 2010
More Information Than You Require
I had ingested the previous volume of this work in audiobook form, and that's probably the better way to do so. The book sort of peters out towards th ...more
Jun 10, 2013
Jul 27, 2011
Just My Type: A Book About Fonts
This book was far better than I expected, quite honestly. It managed to take a quite esoteric subject - fonts and typesetting - and humanize it to som ...more
Oct 22, 2012
Sep 05, 2011
The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are.
Interesting subjects muddled by poor execution. However, it is interesting that nearly 12 hours after I had googled why Akron's mascot was the "Zips" ...more
Nov 24, 2013
Apr 22, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Sep 03, 2012
Apr 22, 2010
Under Enemy Colors (Charles Hayden, #1)
not set
Jun 02, 2011
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