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Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
4.25
it was amazing
I really don't like this book.

But 5 stars it is.

It made me think. It made me question things I hadn't questioned before. It made me feel complicit, wh
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Dec 19, 2018
Nov 23, 2018
 
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
4.07
really liked it
Very well-written and well-researched dive into the anatomy of a habit. Duhigg covers both "good" and "bad" habits, why they exist, and most important ...more
Jan 26, 2018
Dec 26, 2017
 
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
4.03
liked it
Decent read, but I can't help but feel like I didn't learn anything new. McKeown heavily cites many notable works that I'm fairly familiar with, rangi ...more
Mar 18, 2018
Mar 05, 2018
 
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
3.99
really liked it
Manson's writing style started off by rubbing me the wrong way, but was easy enough to warm up to over time. There's definitely a fair amount of repet ...more
Feb 24, 2018
Feb 17, 2018
 
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
4.20
it was amazing
Fascinating, modern take on our distraction-filled world. Newport does kick off by transparently stating many assumptions he's making about the practi ...more
Dec 24, 2017
Dec 26, 2017
 
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
4.45
it was amazing
An instant classic. I'd never appreciated a history book until I read this one, and it has me hungry for more. The way Harari crafts our current knowl ...more
Feb 17, 2018
Jan 26, 2018
 
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
4.09
it was amazing
It's not always easy to take Grant's advice. But when you give it long enough to play its course, it seems to have this uncanny way of consistently pa ...more
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Dec 26, 2017
 
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
4.29
it was amazing
I write this review over a year after having read the book, and I do so because it has been hands-down one of the most influential in my life to date. ...more
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Dec 26, 2017
 
Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
4.24
liked it
Decently useful and entertaining read. While the concepts it covers come off as somewhat trivial at times, there's enough nuggets that you'll surely f ...more
Jan 30, 2018
Jan 26, 2018
 
Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending
3.65
liked it
Enjoyable, insightful read. Well-researched, so it feels like it has a lot of credible weight behind it. I found the individual-level insights compell ...more
Mar 05, 2018
Feb 23, 2018
 
MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom
3.96
really liked it
Insightful read - super useful crash course in personal finance. As usual with Robbins' books, very inspiring and thought-provoking. While he clearly ...more
Jan 03, 2018
Dec 26, 2017
 
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
3.91
liked it
Fascinating book, can definitely see potential here to influence change someone's way of thinking about the world. It didn't quite strike home with me ...more
Jan 15, 2018
Dec 26, 2017
 
Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software
4.14
really liked it
Excellent book. Admittedly I read this at a point in my career (early) where I'm probably not quite ready for it. I'm sure the concepts hit home much ...more
Mar 14, 2018
Dec 26, 2017
 
Python Testing with Pytest: Simple, Rapid, Effective, and Scalable
4.13
really liked it
Useful, practical book if you're looking to start a deep dive into pytest. Having limited experience writing tests in python, this was easy to follow ...more
Dec 26, 2017
Dec 26, 2017
 
Ethereum: Blockchains, Digital Assets, Smart Contracts, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
3.89
liked it
Solid, broad coverage of an introduction to Ethereum at a pseudo-technical level. Great starting point for building a foundation for understanding blo ...more
Jan 15, 2018
Dec 26, 2017
 
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice
4.37
it was amazing
Awesome story. Extremely inspiring, and very timely with the international Russia news in early 2018. It's horrifying to think that the culture that I ...more
Mar 24, 2018
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Feb 23, 2018
 
The Design of Everyday Things
4.19
really liked it
Awesome read, highly recommend. It was a little dense and dry - like a textbook - so it took a while to read, but the information is gold. Norman does ...more
May 08, 2018
Mar 17, 2018
 
Clean Architecture
4.23
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Dec 26, 2017
 
The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
3.98
liked it
None
Apr 08, 2018
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Dec 26, 2017
 
The Art of Happiness: A Handbook For Living
4.15
did not like it
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Dec 26, 2017
 
The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea
4.35
really liked it
None
Aug 02, 2018
Aug 02, 2018
 
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
3.86
it was amazing
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Dec 26, 2017
 
Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment
3.95
liked it
None
not set
Dec 26, 2017
 
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
4.09
it was amazing
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Dec 26, 2017
 
Animal Farm
3.91
it was amazing
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Dec 26, 2017
 
How to Win Friends and Influence People
4.17
it was amazing
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Dec 26, 2017
 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
4.07
liked it
None
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Dec 26, 2017
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.27
liked it
None
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Dec 26, 2017
 
The Kite Runner
4.28
liked it
None
Jan 13, 2019
Jan 10, 2019
 
Man's Search for Meaning
4.35
liked it
None
Aug 21, 2018
Aug 12, 2018
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