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Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work
4.04
it was amazing
My heart felt thanks to the books authors for stretching to such enormous lengths of research and giving me enough reading material for the next few ...more
May 20, 2017
not set
Mar 30, 2017
 
Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
4.44
it was amazing
This book is one of maybe ten required in on-boarding for life. The author has summarised nearly 20 years of actionable research as a professor of ...more
Jan 08, 2018
Oct 26, 2017
 
My Life And Work (The Autobiography Of Henry Ford)
4.19
it was amazing
This is gold.
I had hoped but never imagined to the extent that Henry Ford was the real deal entrepreneur. Ford was the original engineer who embraced
...more
Oct 31, 2017
Oct 15, 2016
 
The New Poverty
4.09
really liked it
Discussing what the Institute for Fiscal Studies(IFS) termed the new poor. Armstrong argues that post WW2 era gave rise to a well intentioned welfare ...more
Mar 08, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
 
Inequality and the 1%
3.82
really liked it
This is a critical discussion benefitting from this meticulously gathered, illuminating research. The Author has done a spectacular job of collecting ...more
Apr 2017
Apr 03, 2017
 
Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work
4.04
it was amazing
My heart felt thanks to the books authors for stretching to such enormous lengths of research and giving me enough reading material for the next few ...more
not set
Feb 04, 2017
 
Death's End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past, #3)
4.44
really liked it
A phenomenal achievement of science fiction. The series endeavours for the grandest ambitions akin to Olaf Stapledon but I found Liu Cixin's writing ...more
Sep 29, 2016
Sep 17, 2016
 
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
4.05
really liked it
The strength in this book is it's brevity. In just a 200 odd pages it managed to challenge my pre-conceptions and serve as a valuable read on ...more
Jun 17, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
 
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again)
3.74
liked it
A glimpse of how it may have been to overhear the 'Pope of Pop' within The Factory. Perhaps the insights which pierce through his proto-hipster ...more
Dec 03, 2016
Oct 28, 2016
 
Agrarian Justice Opposed to Agrarian Law, and to Agrarian Monopoly; Being a Plan for Meliorating the Condition of Man
3.92
it was amazing
Before the French revolution, American independence or Karl Marx, here's a 'founding father' postulating not on minimum wage, but a universal basic ...more
Jul 18, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
 
The Vorrh
3.51
really liked it
The Vorrh is a poetic fantasy masterpiece not simply to be consumed, but savored like literary fine dining.
Dec 06, 2016
Dec 06, 2015
 
Laidlaw (Jack Laidlaw, #1)
3.87
really liked it
Sweet, poetic gloom.
Jun 26, 2018
Sep 15, 2016
 
We Found a Hat
4.25
it was amazing
Thrilling.
Aug 03, 2018
Nov 26, 2018
 
Hacking Chinese: A Practical Guide to Learning Mandarin
4.14
it was amazing
What wonderfully beneficial advice would you offer your younger self? Perhaps in lieu of his younger self, Olle offers this gift of sage study advice ...more
May 2016
May 02, 2016
 
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
3.99
really liked it
There is so much to learn about the bias's uncovered as part of the course in this journey but more over it's terrifying to think how recently these ...more
Sep 02, 2018
Aug 07, 2018
 
The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Management Fable About Helping Employees Find Fulfillment in Their Work
4.16
really liked it
A miserable job is not the same as a bad one. Through a consideration of my effect on those around me, this book may have forever changed my approach ...more
Jul 2018
Jul 01, 2018
 
Dark Matter
4.10
really liked it
Fantastic Suspense. It was very difficult to pull myself away from this (Prof) Alice in wonderland journey, as the single premise of the book ...more
Dec 24, 2016
Dec 14, 2016
 
It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973
4.14
liked it
Initially lured through Turrells Pomona association I was looking for the the origin of his artistic leanings. James Turrell, after graduating in 1965 ...more
not set
Jan 12, 2015
 
Sanctuary: Britain's Artists and their Studios
4.55
it was ok
Britishness hunters, Artists and Patrons alike will drool over massive forest facing country studios. The big book of Household name British Artists ...more
Sep 10, 2017
Sep 07, 2017
 
Understanding Scotland: The Sociology of a Nation
3.00
really liked it
An important book for Scottish social cultivation and critical consideration. Although McCrone is not the most engaging of writers, I am greatly ...more
Nov 11, 2017
Mar 16, 2017
 
Gotta Get Theroux This: My Life and Strange Times in Television
4.00
liked it
Delivers everything you love from a Louis Thereaux outing with a glance into the privately more high brow and philosophically reflective side of ...more
Oct 16, 2019
Oct 15, 2019
 
Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000
4.33
it was amazing
Concentrated startup hustle circa. 2011-2017. Jason does the work and shares a familiar truth that you have to be willing to hustle hard, with very ...more
Jan 28, 2018
Sep 13, 2017
 
The Highland Estate Factor in the Age of the Clearances
5.00
it was amazing
Well researched material which rationalises the role of the Factor in the clearances. While clearly no one is ever going to love a visit from their ...more
Jul 05, 2017
Jul 06, 2017
 
Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works
4.02
really liked it
Very interesting to hear how an organisation as large as P&G can organise it's thinking which is no small feat. The message is clear, driving and ...more
Feb 12, 2018
Feb 12, 2018
 
A Win Without Pitching Manifesto
4.50
really liked it
An excellent attempt to formalise the complaints of practitioners into a practicable set of principles. interesting to flip the situation into an ...more
Oct 2016
Oct 01, 2016
 
Bestfeeding: Getting Breastfeeding Right for You
4.00
it was ok
Case studies were ok. The best bit was the advice that it's called "Breast feeding not nipple feeding!"
Jul 17, 2018
Mar 11, 2018
 
What Is Populism?
3.86
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** A clear and reasonable untangling of the Populism danger. Populism offers a deceptively simple answer to the very difficult ...more
Apr 02, 2018
Mar 09, 2018
 
Dialogues With Marcel Duchamp
4.31
it was amazing
Marcel's boundless personality shines through this series of intimate interviews exploring his life & career. After years of relative public ...more
Jan 15, 2017
Jan 15, 2017
 
The Artist and His Critic Stripped Bare: The Correspondence of Marcel Duchamp and Robert Lebel
3.00
it was ok
I did gain a great respect for the character of Robert Lebel through the introduction and Marcel's obvious high regard for someone that he came to ...more
Jan 11, 2017
Dec 29, 2016
 
The Descent of Man
4.05
really liked it
Grayson admirably puts down his cup of tea, stands on a chair, with a dress on and points out to the Angry pro-masculinity men that they are clinging ...more
Jul 2017
Oct 07, 2017
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