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Missed Fortune 101: A Starter Kit to Becoming a Millionaire
3.35
this book is written just like an infomercial. seems like the first 2/3 of the book is promises about what will be revealed later in the book.

his exa
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Feb 25, 2007
 
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
3.95
one of the better self-help books i've read. there are two main points - write everything down (to relieve the stress of trying to remember it), and a ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 13, 2007
 
Ein Feuer auf der Tiefe
4.12
Bisher schnes Buch - viele Handlungsstrnge, abgedrehte Ideen
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Jan 12, 2014
Jan 17, 2014
 
On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System
3.60
It took a long time to read this book. The material was interesting - it was great to see what was happening behind closed doors during the financial ...more
May 2010
Feb 08, 2010
 
The Gifted: Book 1: In the Beginning
3.75
i won this book as part of the goodreads giveaways.

this book is the first in what looks to be a trilogy. in a lot of ways, it reminds me of a comic bo
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May 26, 2011
 
Foodsmart: Understanding Nutrition in the 21st Century
3.93
I won this book from GoodReads, through their book giveaways. Thanks GoodReads!

The book was not quite what I expected. It was very encyclopedic - lis
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Jan 12, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.66
the biggest problem with this book were the extended monologues, especially the one by john galt.

on loan to diana sonn.
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Sep 25, 2006
 
The Tower, The Zoo, and The Tortoise
3.58
i won this book through goodreads' giveaway program. thanks otis!

this book took a while to grab my attention. the first few chapters are spent introdu
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Nov 20, 2010
Nov 30, 2010
 
The Conservative's Guide to Understanding Our Friends the Liberals
2.33
I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. If you're easily offended, you probably shouldn't read this book. It's a humor book, but the author is willin ...more
Mar 20, 2011
Jan 31, 2011
 
Het weekend van 7 dagen
3.99
he's not a particularly good author, and i think many of his arguments are crap. the book rambles along without much direction.

however, the ideas tha
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Jan 2007
Jan 09, 2007
 
Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
3.87
the purpose of this book is to examine the history of the american language - but i found it much more interesting as a general history of america. it ...more
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Dec 15, 2006
 
In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington
3.73
a rambling description of rubin's time in business and government. most of his annecdotes aren't fully developed - just a few lines, that often don't ...more
Oct 2006
Oct 26, 2006
 
The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America's Leading Design Firm
3.91
i actually really enjoyed reading this book. i've read a few different books on creativity, and they've all been crap. but i enjoyed this one because ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 22, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.42
After the first read, this book is the worst one in the Harry Potter series. Characters are not as likeable as they are in the other books. However, I ...more
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Aug 29, 2006
 
Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art
4.08
Reminds me of some zen books I've read - full of quotes about how the open sky is the answer to the green grass. Mostly the same credo again and again ...more
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Dec 12, 2006
 
The Millionaire Maker: ACT, Think, and Make Money the Way the Wealthy Do
3.67
only thing i learned is that i should check into the full self-directed iras. the rest of the book can be summed up in one sentence: quit your job, st ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 12, 2007
 
The Wealthy Barber: The Common Sense Guide to Successful Financial Planning
3.93
Very similar to rich dad/poor dad - details the conversations of a financial illiterate with those of a wealthy expert. but not nearly as entertaining ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 06, 2007
 
Inside the House of Money: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Profiting in a Global Market
3.94
mostly dry, lots of stuff i didn't understand. actually skimmed through a lot of it. but some good stories and food for thought in there.
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Jun 05, 2007
 
The Dante Club
3.37
good book, would give it 3.5 stars if i could. reminds me a lot of the Alienist, which was a little bit better.
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Jan 04, 2007
 
Lateral Thinking
3.84
Interesting ideas and concepts, but damn this was boring to read. Took me forever.
Mar 04, 2015
Nov 02, 2014
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.48
This is the best harry potter book so far, followed closely by book 6.
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Aug 29, 2006
 
Little Women
4.00
on loan to diana sonn.
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Sep 25, 2006
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.77
On loan to Diana Sonn
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Sep 25, 2006
 
Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients
4.07
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Jun 06, 2014
May 30, 2014
 
Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers
3.95
None
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Jul 31, 2007
 
Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
4.19
None
Jun 2007
May 22, 2007
 
Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be Creative
3.89
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Mar 24, 2014
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.68
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Jan 06, 2008
 
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
4.13
None
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Jul 30, 2007
 
Speak
3.98
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Nov 18, 2014
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