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"An absolute must read. Then read "The Global Achievement Gap", by Tony Wagner to get a take on education's role in all of this. "
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Never do anything for anyone who can just as well do it themselfAbraham Lincoln
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Mathematics is the second most exciting thing. Clayton Joyce
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Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well".

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The Global Achievement Gap by Tony Wagner
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The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume I by Arthur Conan Doyle
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What fun to go back and reread this wonderful stuff. Are there any mysteriea written that are not copies of this?
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Bottom of the Ninth by Michael   Shapiro
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A detailed account of a part fo Baseball History that has been overlooked by many of the popular accounts. Yet another reason to dislike the Yankees.
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Group Theory in the Bedroom, and Other Mathematical Diversions by Brian Hayes
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I feel fortunate to have found this collection of essays about mathematics, number theory, science and computers. I have not understood all of it yet, but I ahve enjoyed all that I have understood and it has given me lots fto think about. The obvious...more
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Kind Of Blue by Ashley Kahn
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The music is spectacular. I love reading about how creativity happens and how it interacts with commerce.
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The House That Trane Built by Ashley Kahn
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It is fascinating to me to hear about the history of a record label. This book is well written and explains a lot of things I didn't know . It also has caused me to go back and listen more carefully to some of the music .
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Abraham Lincoln
“Never do anything for anyone who can just as well do it themself”
Abraham Lincoln

“Mathematics is the second most exciting thing. ”
Clayton Joyce

Mark Twain
“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well".

From: "More Maxims of Mark”
Mark Twain

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