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The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!
4.36
really liked it
First, the bad: MJ DeMarco isn't an elegant writer, nor is he particularly scholarly in the way some business-minded people are. Just take a look at h ...more
Jun 18, 2011
Jun 18, 2011
 
On the Shortness of Life
4.24
it was amazing
I read this book (essay, really) whenever I get that feeling where time just slips away from under me. Time is the only non-renewable resource in whic ...more
Jan 2010
Aug 30, 2009
 
The Alchemist
3.85
liked it
For a long time I didn't read fiction, even after some of my favorite authors and idols insisted that it helped them become better writers. I always b ...more
Jul 28, 2011
Jun 29, 2011
 
Race Against The Machine
3.91
rec'd by tyler cowen
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life
3.58
rec'd tyler cowen
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
The Castle
3.96
it was amazing


Everything is detached in this book, alienated. Even the third person narration gives a sense of alienation. K. is a strange person in a strange land,
...more
Jan 21, 2018
Jan 05, 2018
 
Inside the House of Money: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Profiting in a Global Market
3.98
apparently Peter Thiel's investment style and resultant rise in the hedge fund world in 2003-2005 is the subject of one of the chapters
not set
Jan 27, 2012
 
Enter the Kettlebell!: Strength Secret of the Soviet Supermen
4.11
really liked it
If you are starting with kettlebells, this is a must read. My mistake was getting the 35lb bell instead of the normal 52lb bell.
Jul 21, 2009
Sep 12, 2009
 
The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong
3.87
not set
Nov 22, 2011
 
The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life
3.54
not set
Dec 23, 2011
 
The Barbarian Nurseries
3.67
rec'd by tyler cowen (actually he said he "got bored of the new Eugenides novel")
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
4.07
not set
Dec 19, 2011
 
By Blood
3.58
not set
Mar 04, 2012
 
Lucid Dreaming for Beginners: Simple Techniques for Creating Interactive Dreams
3.17
it was ok
Still haven't had a lucid dream... I almost did once tho.
Jul 26, 2009
Sep 19, 2009
 
The Abolition of Antitrust
4.00
via James Steele II, contributing author: Eric Daniels
not set
Feb 11, 2012
 
The Female Brain
3.82
not set
Dec 29, 2011
 
The Elements of Style
4.20
it was amazing
If you want to write well, memorize this.
Aug 24, 2009
Sep 12, 2009
 
Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers
3.92
rec'd by tim ferriss -> http://foundation.kr/
not set
Dec 20, 2011
 
Beloved
3.82
rec'd by Cornel West: _Race Matters_ pg. 19
not set
Jan 03, 2012
 
Habibi
4.03
rec'd by Tyler Cowen of Marginal Revolution.com
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
3.82
not set
Dec 25, 2011
 
The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Startups That Win
3.92
not set
Dec 19, 2011
 
Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation
4.31
rec'd by kurt harris. read asap
not set
Feb 07, 2012
 
Trade Policy Disaster: Lessons from the 1930s
4.50
rec'd by Tyler Cowen
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
Edison to Enron: Energy Markets and Political Strategies
3.72
rec'd by Tyler Cowen
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life
3.59
rec'd Cal Newport
not set
Dec 27, 2011
 
Meditations
4.23
it was amazing
This book has influenced me more than anything else. It has changed the way I think, for the better. I read this like a bible, picking passages and re ...more
Jun 10, 2009
Aug 30, 2009
 
Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation
4.31
rec'd tyler cowen
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
Free Ride: How Digital Parasites are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back
3.61
rec'd by Tyler Cowen
not set
Nov 21, 2011
 
The Origins and History of Consciousness
4.35
saw on Dr. Suit's bookshelf
not set
Mar 29, 2012
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