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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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Very fun hard science fiction

If you like science fiction and/or astronomy, pick this up full stop. You'll have lots of fun and will power through this book. The premise is great, the descriptions of the technical issues are at the right level of det
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My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgård
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Worst book in the My Struggle series yet, that's not saying much

This book contains the most accurate description of how it feels to grow up as a boy in the 20th century western world, from my perspective. The first 3/4ths of the book are spent on ea
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Boyhood Island by Karl Ove Knausgård
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A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgård
A Man in Love
by Karl Ove Knausgård
read in August, 2014
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Knausgaard is a titan.

Do not read this book if you need a plot to keep you entertained. There is no plot other than episodes in a man's life. If you liked Proust you won't mind this style.

The book is 1/4 philosophical speculation, 1/4 anecdotes from
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The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
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A pretty good business book, especially geared towards startup founders and would-be CEOs (i.e. not me).

Although the insights I received from the book were about good enough to get it three stars, the extra star comes from the lack of bloat. This is
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The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
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The book is easy to read and engaging. It is one of those "middle of the road" science books and has the usual challenges associated with them; if you are the type of person that finds statistics and the craft of prediction-making interesting, you ar ...more
My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgård
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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
" Ready Player One is the best Sci-Fi Action summer blockbuster movie I've read.

By this I mean that (1) it is very engaging, (2) it is a lot of fun, (3)
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