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SO DO YOU WEAR A CAPE?
4.54
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Apr 08, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
 
The Art of Value Investing: How the World's Best Investors Beat the Market
3.80
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Aug 14, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
 
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America
4.38
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Apr 12, 2013
Apr 06, 2013
 
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
4.01
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Apr 2013
Dec 04, 2012
 
Dude, You're Gonna Be a Dad!: How to Get (Both of You) Through the Next 9 Months
3.38
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Mar 25, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
 
The Thank You Economy
3.82
The style of writing in this book is very infectious and filled with energy that makes you want to implement his ideas into your business. His message ...more
May 02, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
 
John McAfee's Last Stand
3.56
A fascinating account into the live of such an eccentric character.
Feb 07, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
 
Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions
3.44
This book is a series of questions that have been answered by readers of the New Scientist magazine. Most of the questions were interesting but others ...more
Jan 31, 2011
Dec 25, 2010
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
3.88
I skimmed through this book because I've watched the documentary based on this book first. I prefer the documentary as it presents the information vis ...more
Apr 25, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
 
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
4.03
A very detailed account of Buffett's life, starting from his days as a socially awkward young boy to the present day being the world's most renown inv ...more
May 04, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
 
The Magical Maze: Seeing the World Through Mathematical Eyes
3.64
There are some interesting nuggets on mathematics in this book but it's not as easy as it's made out to be in the blurb. This is more for people who a ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
 
2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake
3.64
This book contains a series of heart warming stories of how people coped with the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake. There are stories from people ...more
May 03, 2011
Apr 12, 2011
 
The Secret Olympian: The inside story of the Olympic experience
3.26
There are some interesting tidbits about the life of an Olympian and the thoughts they go through when getting ready for the games and their lives aft ...more
Sep 19, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
 
People Who Eat Darkness: The Fate of Lucie Blackman
3.72
The Lucie Blackman case was all over the news during the summer of my A levels. I would often return home to see how the case was progressing over the ...more
Jul 20, 2011
Feb 02, 2011
 
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
3.57
Before you read this, you should know that this isn't a parenting manual. What this is, is a lovely and at times over the top memoir of the relationsh ...more
Dec 24, 2012
Jul 26, 2011
 
The Firefly Effect: Build Teams That Capture Creativity and Catapult Results
2.50
I was expecting a book with some solid theory on how to create a creative team but ended up reading a step by step how to guide. Douglas keeps banging ...more
May 17, 2011
May 17, 2011
 
The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us
3.84
This book makes you question what you truly know and what you think you know. It shows how your mind can play tricks on you through a series of storie ...more
Feb 02, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
 
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
3.81
This book is one big call-to-arms that tell people to take charge of their lives and become leaders. If you want to see change then be the change. God ...more
Jun 12, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
 
Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques
4.01
I borrowed this book so had to read through it quickly but I would strongly advise against people from doing it. Like the author says, you should read ...more
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
 
Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan
3.89
I've always been fascinated with the Japanese culture and this book has given me an unprecedented look inside the dark underbelly of Tokyo. When peopl ...more
Jan 20, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
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