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The Discovery of India
3.98
really liked it
A good review of where India came from and the history that shapes the psyche of our parents. Towards the end, it got a bit long because all you read ...more
Feb 29, 2008
Feb 08, 2008
 
The Story of My Experiments With Truth
4.07
really liked it
I think most people have this image of what Gandhi's contribution to the India to the world is, including myself, however as you read the book there i ...more
Dec 30, 2007
Jun 08, 2007
 
The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography
3.70
really liked it
Who knew the story of Sidney Portier is a person you can relate to. You the more you meet people and get to know them the more you realize we all have ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 30, 2007
 
Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People
3.94
really liked it
Good to read for anybody interested in making most of their money they have earned. If you are interested in negotiations improving your negotiation s ...more
Feb 2006
Jul 09, 2007
 
The Art of War
3.96
it was ok
Interesting book to read if you take into context when the actual text was written down. A small glimpse of China's rich history not recognized by the ...more
Apr 2007
Jun 18, 2007
 
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
3.76
liked it
good read on how to market products and yourself.
Jan 2005
Jun 07, 2007
 
A Fine Balance
4.35
liked it
Good story, didn't like the ending all that much.
Aug 2006
Jun 07, 2007
 
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
3.64
it was amazing
What pulled me was a man keeping his promise no matter what obstacles he faced. He looked at the world as his home and always believed in people, even ...more
Jun 19, 2009
Jun 12, 2009
 
My Name is Red
3.83
really liked it
A very interesting look into the minds, culture, and history of the Turkish/Ottoman people. Takes place in Istanbul at a time when the eastern arts we ...more
Jun 08, 2009
Jun 08, 2009
 
The End of Poverty
3.66
really liked it
So I just finished this book about how very clear defined objectives and relatively small amount of resources are needed to end extreme poverty across ...more
Jul 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science  Religion
3.54
liked it
An interesting book that covers the question of god from various western scientific points of view. How do you prove that god exists? Where does the i ...more
not set
May 23, 2008
 
The 4-Hour Workweek
3.85
it was amazing
I have a mixed review about the book. The ideas about life and work approach are phenomenal but nothing you have not heard before. However the author ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 01, 2007
 
Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How That Message Becomes Reality
3.69
it was amazing
This book starts out with a short story about Confucius and his belief of the impact of improper language. The book then goes on to illustrate how gov ...more
Feb 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past and Changed the World
3.56
really liked it
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men." --Lord Acton

This book will enlighten you and pr
...more
Jun 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
The Mathematical Traveler: Exploring The Grand History Of Numbers
3.96
really liked it
I like this book because I am a math geek. It breaks down the history and development of various number systems. He takes you through the development ...more
Jan 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits
3.87
really liked it
Excellent read for interested in learning about creative ways to help people better their lives through their own efforts. Also, a reminder that peopl ...more
Jun 17, 2008
Jun 16, 2008
 
First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently
3.91
liked it
Honestly, anybody moving into management or a few years into management should read through the book. You may not agree with all the concepts based on ...more
Apr 2004
Jun 09, 2007
 
Dabawalas
3.71
really liked it
Picked up this book in India because I heard about the dabawalas and their success through the past 100 years. They have interesting perspectives on h ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 22, 2008
 
A Fortune-Teller Told Me: Earthbound Travels in the Far East
4.15
really liked it
This is a fun story about a journalist who followed a fortune teller's advice 20 years later. He experiences traveling like few do today and experienc ...more
Jul 03, 2008
Jun 16, 2008
 
The Undercover Economist
3.80
really liked it
Nice breakdown of the economic decisions that occur everyday. Definitely makes you think about the next purchase and what you are communicating to the ...more
Apr 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't
3.65
liked it
A quick read. Good stories and reminders on how to deal with these people and what is usually behind their motivation. Also a good time to reflect on ...more
Jun 17, 2008
Jun 16, 2008
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.09
really liked it
I am a little biased about the book because I lived in Japan and walked the book in Kyoto. That was fun. I think the book is a great story of Japan ba ...more
Apr 2004
Jun 07, 2007
 
A Short History of Nearly Everything
4.19
really liked it
An interesting blend of science and history. Classes should be taught this way, I would have paid more attention and retained this information. An ama ...more
Sep 2007
Jul 30, 2007
 
Salt: A World History
3.73
it was ok
Don't think I actually finished it. It's dry reading but interesting information if you like history facts. I like knowing how such a simple commodity ...more
Jan 2005
Jun 07, 2007
 
The Alchemist
3.83
really liked it
I like the story and the various trials he must pass through. Only if life could be this adventurous. And I like where he ends up at the end. So true ...more
Feb 2005
Jun 07, 2007
 
The Intelligent Investor (Collins Business Essentials)
4.25
really liked it
Regardless of your investing strategy you should read up on one of the best. This book can only make you a better at investing and stock selection.
Mar 2005
Jun 07, 2007
 
Siddhartha
4.00
really liked it
Interesting story about Buddha and a prince's journey to life's ultimate realization. Duality of life and the world is laid out in a simple way.
May 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
Atlas Shrugged
3.68
it was amazing
This book just spoke my mind. Loved the dialogues and monologues of various aspects of producers, money, feelings, etc. Just an eye opening book.
Jul 2004
Jun 07, 2007
 
Shantaram
4.26
it was amazing
The story pulls you in and you will love the book for it. Then it takes you to places you did not want to go. It will leave you torn.
Sep 2007
Jun 07, 2007
 
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
3.84
really liked it
This is what I do, execute. So I had to read it. =) Not an amazing book just fun to read if you manage people.
Mar 2005
Jun 07, 2007
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