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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
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David Crockett by Michael Wallis
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Wallis claimed to write this as an exposure of the real Davy Crockett, bursting through the folklore to discover the fallible human. A lot of biographers make such claims because they need new approaches to historical subjects to market to publishers...more
The Know-It-All by A.J. Jacobs
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Pegasus Bridge by Stephen E. Ambrose
Pegasus Bridge
by Stephen E. Ambrose
read in March, 2012
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I am a big Ambrose fan, and I have just gotten around to Pegasus Bridge. If you have seen (or read) The Longest Day, you have some familiarity with the British operation to capture a key river and canal crossing with glider troops at midnight on D-Da...more
The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris
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The Invisible Gorilla is a pop psychology book about human fallibility in perception and judgment and our struggles to recognize the fallibility. In typical pop psychology fashion, the authors present the highlighted blind spots through discussion of...more
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"The book is long. Eight hundred pages of non-fiction is a lot, and there's no way around that. However, A World on Fire is a fairly fast read for non-...more "
A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman
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The Consuming Instinct by Gad Saad
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"The Consuming Instinct" is about the application of evolutionary psychology to consumer behavior. The basic idea is that natural selection and sexual selection in ancestral environments have determined the wiring of the modern human brain and vestig...more
The Union War by Gary W. Gallagher
The Union War
by Gary W. Gallagher
read in December, 2011
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