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Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
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Good holy wow. Real tears reading this one. It helps that I've seen Stevenson speak, but this is an impressive, humanistic look at how the Southern justice system and the carceral system in particular is prone to hasty and inhuman judgments on childr ...more
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A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
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Chasing Perfection by Andy Glockner
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I generally like Andy Glockner's work and I am familiar with him from sports writing - he's very good at understanding analytics and working it into his coverage. This book gives some insights into how some NBA teams are handling the availability of ...more
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Invisibles by David     Zweig
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This took me longer to read than I would have liked. I love the concept - and see myself in it, as a person who never gets that excited by recognition - but some of the sections got bogged down in detail.

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Numbersense by Kaiser Fung
"This book started out well, but by the end I was glad to be done.

Annoyances? Sure.

For starters, the book's title is wrong. This is not about how to use big data to your advantage, and while there are a few good pieces of advice for dealing with d..." Read more of this review »
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Numbers Rule Your World by Kaiser Fung
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Had high points in the discussion of how data and statisticians help glean truths that run counter to common beliefs/ myths/ stories. But it's a plodding read at times.
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