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Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
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The original is a fascinating work of nonfiction. The 2nd is also interesting, but almost feels like they're running out of topics to examine.
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Motorman by David Ohle
Motorman
by David Ohle
read in January, 2008
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So hard to describe, this story stubbornly refuses to reveal itself. It unravels ever so slowly, keeping lines blurred, relying on character dialog to reveal small bits and pieces of the world they inhabit, never revealing an absolute truth. Apocalyp...more
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Case Study Houses by Taschen
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101 Things I Learned in Architecture School by Matthew Frederick
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
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The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
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Interesting take on how some trends spread and others fade. His classifications of people - Mavens, Connectors, etc. - ring true.
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The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene
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The absolute best book on this topic. Brian Greene can explain the most complex and abstract topics in plain English, truly fascinating.
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