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Crazy Rich by Jerry Oppenheimer
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The most shallow book I've ever had the misfortune to pick up.
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Dark Pools by Scott Patterson
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It started off well, wandered around a bit, found its theme again toward the end, and ultimately left no impact whatsoever.
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The Great Crash of 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith
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Quite possibly the slowest reading 200 pages I've ever undertaken and it wasn't even difficult - just uninspiring.
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Crash of the Titans by Greg Farrell
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Long. Tedious. Focused on people with outsized egos and oversized pay packages. But well written.
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Bitter Brew by William Knoedelseder
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The Bet by Paul Sabin
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One of those rare cases where the podcast interview with the author is better than the book. I recall some of the debate on over-population when I was a kid but I never knew its origin. Ehrlich is an a$$hole as far as I'm concerned and Simon was a se ...more
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A Colossal Failure of Common Sense by Lawrence G. McDonald
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By no means an authoritative account of the demise of Lehman Brothers but worth reading nonetheless.
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A Colossal Failure of Common Sense by Lawrence G. McDonald
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My War by Colby Buzzell
My War: Killing Time in Iraq
by Colby Buzzell (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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