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Casino by Nicholas Pileggi
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Re-read this based on a friend's recommendation. I loved Wiseguy so much, and the movie it later inspired, Goodfellas. They were such a deep part of my high school memories, really being fascinated with the psychopathic, super-violent men involved in ...more
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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Love this book.
Incredible allegory on the effects of colonialism, the impact of the church as empire, and the importance of understanding that cultural conflicts are somewhat inevitable.
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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
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Read this book in one day, which is a record for me. I'm normally an insanely slow reader. (I think it took me more than a year to read Gandhi's autobiography).
But, it's a silly action-adventure. With chapters that last 2 to 3 pages, making it a quic
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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
" Why do people continue to like this book? It panders to devastating and destructive stereotypes of Asian women, makes up non-historically based facts ...more "
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Case Study Research by Robert K. Yin
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Just a great overview of case study methodology.
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The Expectant Father by Armin A. Brott
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I read a whole bunch of books in preparation for fatherhood, and most of them were just full of list of things to bring to the hospital or warning about things you need to give up with impending parenthood. This book, however, pulls together a lot of ...more
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The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
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Finally, I joined the Gladwell bandwagon and decided to check this book out. Wow. Great pop sociology. Not sure I completely trust the scientific validity of the conclusions, but the Tipping Point phenomena is definitely a real entity.
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Self-Theories by Carol S. Dweck
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