Robert Sheard

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Robert Sheard is the NY Times-bestselling author of two books about the stock market: The Unemotional Investor and Money For Life.

He is currently researching the history for a novel set in 19th-Century Korea.

He lives in Durham, NC.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/barterhordes
Website: http://robertsheard.com
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Robert Sheard Not that I know of, but I have had books disappear and then reappear a few days later, so I’m not shocked it happened. Glad you’re back.
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The Unemotional Investor: S...

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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
"I had heard from friends that I wouldn't believe the things this family went through and they were right! So many times I wanted to walk away from this book but like a bad train wreck, I just couldn't look away. With that said, all their experienc..." Read more of this review »
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Red Clocks by Leni Zumas
"Very powerful, especially in light of what’s going on in the world right now. Detailed review to come when I gather my thoughts. "
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
"Reviews are a bit mixed for this one so I was a little bit hesitant to read it but I ended up thoroughly enjoying it! It’s a very interesting and entertaining read, I was absolutely fascinated, even more do because it’s a true story. My only minor..." Read more of this review »
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How to Read Poetry Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
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I don't know that I've read anything else set in Malaysia, so learning a bit about their traditions and superstitions and spirituality was interesting, but essentially this is a mystery and suspense novel and was quite enjoyable. I'm not sure I under ...more
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Harrowing, funny, full of intrigue and mystery, devastating. It reminds me a bit of Larry McMurtry's books because it's as much about the town/region as it is about the people. It's darker than McMurtry, but maybe that's just because it's more recent ...more
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Ray Bradbury
“You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
Ray Bradbury

B.F. Skinner
“We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.”
B. F. Skinner

Aristotle
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle, Metaphysics

Walter Cronkite
“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
Walter Cronkite

Plutarch
“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
Plutarch

583341 The Classics Book Club — 35 members — last activity Sep 19, 2018 03:28PM
This group is a companion for the Classics Book Club I do each month on my YouTube channel. http://youtube.com/rsheard For information on the lists an ...more
862151 2019 Nonfiction Challenge — 89 members — last activity May 15, 2019 08:58AM
A place for people joining me in the quest to read nonfiction and discover new topics, writers, and sub-genres within this wide array of literature, t ...more
781515 NobelWomen — 145 members — last activity Apr 24, 2019 01:22AM
From November 2018 until September 2019 I will read a book by a female Nobel Prize-winner each month. Read along with me!



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