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Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
4.22
This book, more so than any other I've read on China, best captures the country's current situation, challenges and contradictions. Osnos did a good j ...more
Jun 28, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
 
The Circle
3.42
I've read/listened to 'Heartbreaking Work' and '...Velocity' and am a casual Eggers fan, but I absolutely loved the Circle. It was less stylish and bo ...more
Apr 30, 2014
May 13, 2014
 
Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles
4.06
As someone interested in emerging markets, international development and with a cursory knowledge of macroeconomics, I absolutely loved this book. I f ...more
Mar 2014
Mar 03, 2014
 
Investing in Real Estate
3.67
A decent book for those wanting to invest in real estate, more so than those exploring earlier stage questions, like 'rent versus buy', or first time ...more
May 24, 2014
May 24, 2014
 
Thinking in Systems: A Primer
4.21
For anyone interested in systems thinking--which has practical applications across all sorts of fields, ranging from policy to business to sustainabil ...more
Jan 07, 2013
Mar 04, 2013
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.16
I loved this book. It was an entertaining, enormously insightful education on food--its history, science, ethics, personal experience. As someone who ...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't
3.93
This book is well-written, prescient and entertaining. Silver mixes data, logic and narrative to tackle substantial issues such as 9/11, climate chang ...more
Jan 31, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
 
And the Mountains Echoed
4.01
A knowing, moving collection of vignettes, focusing on the relationship between siblings, parents and children, with a tantalizing amount of Afghani s ...more
Jul 28, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
 
The Power of Passive Investing: More Wealth with Less Work
4.07
Great exploration of passive versus active investment that makes a strong, concerted case for passive investing. I have minimal experience with the su ...more
Feb 02, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
 
The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society's Toughest Problems
3.82
A comprehensive review of the major trends and opportunities in social impact today. I liked how the authors focused the last section specifically on ...more
May 24, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
 
Kafka on the Shore
4.12
- Murakami writes in a terse, minutia-oriented manner; his narrative is paced steadily, to the point of being dull and trivial. I didn't find the elem ...more
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May 14, 2007
 
The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt
4.10
This book is truly inspiring. I read it a couple of years out of philosophy school, and it was wonderful re-engaging in big ideas, questions of faith ...more
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May 14, 2007
 
The Man Within My Head
3.64
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Jun 23, 2012
 
The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding
4.04
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May 26, 2013
 
Consider the Lobster and Other Essays
4.23
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Jun 23, 2012
 
Paris in the Fifties
3.69
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Mar 04, 2013
 
Everything Is Illuminated
3.89
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Mar 29, 2014
 
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
3.92
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Jun 23, 2012
 
The Chinese Have a Word for It: The Complete Guide to Chinese Thought and Culture
3.68
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May 14, 2007
 
Debt: The First 5,000 Years
4.19
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Jun 28, 2014
 
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
4.00
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Jun 23, 2012
 
The Conquest of Happiness
3.98
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Jun 28, 2014
 
The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World
3.83
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Mar 04, 2013
 
My Bondage and My Freedom (Papers: Series 2: Autobiographical Writings, Vol 2)
4.25
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May 14, 2007
 
Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation
4.04
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May 14, 2007
 
Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back
3.61
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May 26, 2013
Dec 19, 2012
 
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
3.96
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Mar 04, 2013
 
All about Index Funds: The Easy Way to Get Started
3.46
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Feb 02, 2014
 
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
3.94
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May 26, 2013
 
South of the Clouds: Exploring the Hidden Realms of China
3.59
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Aug 10, 2007
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